Alcohol Interlock Guidelines - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you approve, supply, install or maintain alcohol interlocks. An alcohol interlock is a device that is installed into a motor vehicle that must be used before the motor vehicle can be started. An alcohol interlock tests the amount of alcohol on a persons breathe.

These guidelines provide a details on the following requirements for alcohol interlocks:

  • certification standards
  • reporting requirements
  • status of alcohol interlock supplier
  • device installation and maintenance.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Contact details

Interlock Enquiries
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources


03 9854 2763


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