Did you know that as of October 1, 2016, a Maryland driver who refuses to take a breath test for alcohol will either have to use an ignition interlock for nine months or have his or her license suspended for nine months? Also, anyone who is convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol will be required to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle for six months or be suspended for six months. These new laws are in effect now. If you have been charged by police with any sort of drinking and driving violation, you should talk to an attorney right away. One of our experienced attorneys at Hillman, Brown & Darrow can help you navigate a complicated traffic violation.