Continuous Alcohol Monitoring C. A. M. Systems
What is the law covering C.A.M. Systems?Mitigation of Punishment- Simultaneously maintaining 60 days of continuous abstinence from alcohol consumption, as proven by a continuous alcohol monitoring system.
Required by Judge- If Aggravated Level 1 Punishment and probation is imposed, it must include the condition that the defendant abstains from alcohol for at least 120 days.
License Restoration- When 2 DWI conviction occurs within 3 years, the DMV suspends the Driver's License for 4 years but driver can apply early.
DMV DWI Hearing- When a license has been permanently revoked or suspended forever and DMV allows someone a hearing to prove they have not been driving or drinking during the period of restoration.
What is C.A.M.?C.A.M. stands for Continuous Alcohol Monitoring. It is a device that wraps around your ankle and monitors if any alcohol is in your system. You may recall, Lindsey Lohan had to wear one for many months after her DWI arrest. It is similar to a hour arrest braclet but does not contain a GPS tracking monitor but instead a BAC monitor.
The unit is placed directly on the defendant's skin and measures alcohol ingested in the body. It measures alcohol perspiration that passes through the skin. It is an excellent alternative to an active jail sentence. It allows the Judge an option and alternative to levying a lengthy jail sentence.
Jails and prisons are overcrowded from Drug and Alcohol related offenses. A C.A.M. bracelet could severly lessen your sentence if you are a repeat offender or face a serious DWI, such as one involving a child in the car or an accident causing serious injury.