61-8-440. Ignition interlock device -- assisting in starting and operating -- circumventing -- penalty. (1) It is unlawful for a person who is subject to a restriction under 61-8-442 to operate a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device.
(2) A person may not knowingly assist a person who is restricted to the use of an ignition interlock device to start and operate the restricted person's vehicle.
(3) A person may not knowingly circumvent the operation of an ignition interlock device.
(4) A person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 6 months or both.
(5) This section does not apply if:
(a) the starting of a motor vehicle or the request to start a motor vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device is done for the purpose of safety or mechanical repair of the device or the vehicle; and
(b) the person subject to the restriction does not operate the vehicle.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 107, L. 1997.