Many drivers are likely aware of electronic monitoring thanks to celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan. The truth is that the DUI sentencing alternative is not just for celebrities. In fact, it is one of the best ways for drivers who are convicted of driving under the influence to avoid jail time.
How Does It Work?
Electronic monitoring involves having the DUI offender wear an ankle or wrist bracelet that electronically monitors the individual’s whereabouts while under some form of house arrest. The device sends a signal to a computer either at the probation office or to a monitoring contractor. The signal indicates whether or not the DUI offender is in compliance with the terms of the probation. (more…)