New 2015 DUI Laws
Effective September 26, 2015, several new DUI laws go into effect. Among these are:
- Ignition Interlock Licenses (IILs) – The Department of Licensing is now permitted to issue temporary Ignition Interlock Licenses (IILs) to Washington residents authorized to drive with out of state licenses. This will mostly affect military personnel stationed in Washington.
- Physical Control Crime Defense – The Physical Control crime defense of pulling safely off the roadway before being pursued by police can now also be raised in Department of Licensing administrative license suspension hearing.