When court is authorized or required to order installation of device
- installation and inspection.
1.Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 5 and unless the person is assigned to a program pursuant to NRS 484C.394, a court shall order a person convicted of:
(a)Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b), a violation of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 or paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 484C.110 that is punishable pursuant to paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 484C.400, to install, at his or her own expense and for a period of not less than 185 days, a device in any motor vehicle which the person operates as a condition to obtaining a restricted license pursuant to NRS 483.490 or as a condition of reinstatement of the driving privilege of the person.
(b)A violation of:
(1)NRS 484C.110 that is punishable pursuant to paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 484C.400, if the person is found to have had a concentration of alcohol of 0.18 or more in his or her blood or breath;
(2)NRS 484C.110 or 484C.120 that is punishable as a felony pursuant to NRS 484C.400 or 484C.410; or
(3)NRS 484C.130 or 484C.430,
2.A court may, in the interests of justice, provide for an exception to the provisions of subsection 1 for a person who is convicted of a violation of NRS 484C.110 that is punishable pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 484C.400, if the court determines that:
(a)The person is unable to provide a deep lung breath sample for a device, as certified in writing by a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse of the person; or
(b)The person resides more than 100 miles from a manufacturer of a device or its agent.
3.If the court orders a person to install a device pursuant to subsection 1:
(a)The court shall immediately prepare and transmit a copy of its order to the Director. The order must include a statement that a device is required and the specific period for which it is required. The Director shall cause this information to be incorporated into the records of the Department and noted as a restriction on the person’s driver’s license.
(b)The person who is required to install the device shall provide proof of compliance to the Department before the person may receive a restricted license or before the driving privilege of the person may be reinstated, as applicable. Each model of a device installed pursuant to this section must have been certified by the Committee on Testing for Intoxication.
4.A person whose driving privilege is restricted pursuant to this section or NRS 483.490 shall have the device inspected, calibrated, monitored and maintained by the manufacturer of the device or its agent at least one time each 90 days during the period in which the person is required to use the device to determine whether the device is operating properly. Any inspection, calibration, monitoring or maintenance required pursuant to this subsection must be conducted in accordance with regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 484C.480. The manufacturer or its agent shall submit a report to the Director indicating whether the device is operating properly, whether any of the incidents listed in subsection 1 of NRS 484C.470 have occurred and whether the device has been tampered with. If the device has been tampered with, the Director and the manufacturer or its agent shall notify the court that ordered the installation of the device. Upon receipt of such notification and before the court imposes a penalty pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 484C.470, the court shall afford any interested party an opportunity for a hearing after reasonable notice.
5.If a person is required to operate a motor vehicle in the course and scope of his or her employment and the motor vehicle is owned by the person’s employer, the person may operate that vehicle without the installation of a device, if:
(a)The employee notifies his or her employer that the employee’s driving privilege has been so restricted; and
(b)The employee has proof of that notification in his or her possession or the notice, or a facsimile copy thereof, is with the motor vehicle.
6.The running of the period during which a person is required to have a device installed pursuant to this section commences when the Department issues a restricted license to the person or reinstates the driving privilege of the person and is tolled whenever and for as long as the person is, with regard to a violation of NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430, imprisoned, serving a term of residential confinement, placed under the supervision of a treatment provider, on parole or on probation.
Section 484C.460 — When court is authorized or required to order installation of device; exceptions; installation and inspection.,