Our Story

Our Story

35 years of helping millions live and drive responsibly

2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 1992 | 1988

2024

  • Consumer Safety Technology brand evolution to Mindr 
  • CST names three executives – CFO, COO, and CPTO – strengthening leadership and supporting accelerated growth plans  
  • CST named Best Place to Work for Working Parents 

2023

  • CST acquires ElectraTect, a groundbreaking THC research and testing startup
  • Intoxalock partnered with the Governors Highway Safety Association on researching alcohol-related behavior and Compliance Based Removal  
  • Intoxalock entered into our 46th state, North Carolina

2022

  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe sells Consumer Safety Technology to L Catterton 
  • Service center network exceeds 5,000 so that over 90% of customers are now within 10 miles of a location 
  • Launches CrossCheck InterState Monitoring, the new-to-the-industry way for clients to report to more than one state at a time 
  • Creates National Attorney Advisory Council and National Service Center Advisory Council to support value proposition to our customers 
  • Generates over $50 million dollars for local businesses by partnering with them to service our customers 
  • Stops over 255,000 car start attempts by customers trying to drive over the legal limit 
  • Continued 100% track record of order fulfillment throughout the year despite COVID-related global supply chain challenges 
  • Breaks the 500,000 mark for app downloads 
  • Partners with other companies to support Sober Driving Solutions, a coalition working toward a future free of impaired driving 
  • Exceeds the 50,000 policy holder mark for Breathe Easy Insurance Solutions 
  • Intoxalock launched partnerships with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys (AAPDA) and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA)
  • Intoxalock launched partnerships with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

2021

  • Kathy Boden Holland named Chief Executive Officer 
  • Service center network exceeds 4,500 locations 
  • Intoxalock is ranked as one of Iowa’s best places to work and top place for working parents 
  • Intoxalock won RFP for ignition interlock devices to be an authorized vendor for Harris County Texas Pre-Trial Services Department 
  • Intoxalock opened a secondary Engineering lab in Arizona 
  • CST developed a corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policy 
  • CST installed a Diversity & Inclusion Council 
  • ADS Interlock earned ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its Quality Management System 
  • ADS Interlock expanded into 5 additional states, taking total count of states up to 30 

2020

  • Intoxalock launched Intoxavisor™, a digital violation analysis tool that helps monitoring authorities more clearly understand if a violation has occurred, saving precious time focused on cases and people 
  • Intoxacademy® was launched as an online and offline education program to support training monitors on devices, breath alcohol dissipation and Intoxavisor®
  • Intoxalock earned ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its Quality Management System 
  • Service center network exceeds 4,000 
  • ADS Interlock acquired by Consumer Safety Technology 

2019

  • Intoxalock introduced the most-downloaded IID mobile app in our industry for our customers, available on Apple and Android devices
  • Intoxalock won RFP for ignition interlock devices to be an authorized vendor in Delaware 
  • Service center network exceeds 3,000 
  • Breathe Easy Insurance Solutions acquired by CST 

2018

  • Intoxalock approved as an authorized ignition interlock device vendor in the states of South Carolina and Michigan 
  • Launched DUI.org, an innovative self-service installation scheduling tool 
  • Intoxalock is once again listed as one of the best places to work in Iowa 

2017

  • Intoxalock introduced revolutionary, first-of-its-kind approach to calibration to ensure data integrity and to allow it to occur at service centers in less than 15 minutes 
  • Intoxalock approved as an authorized ignition interlock device vendor in the states of Virginia, New Mexico, Maryland, and Alaska 
  • Clear Light Partners, LLC sold Intoxalock to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe 

2016

  • Intoxalock becomes a state approved ignition interlock vendor in Florida 
  • Intoxalock purchases Oklahoma Automotive Safety Systems 
  • Intoxalock launches new Sleep Mode feature to help preserve car battery in cold months 
  • Service center network exceeds 2,000 
  • Intoxalock is ranked as one of Iowa’s best places to work 

2015

  • Began servicing customers in Arizona directly, buying out their distributor, Interlock Arizona 
  • Intoxalock approved as an authorized ignition interlock device vendor in the state of Kentucky 

2014

  • Kimberly Williams appointed CEO of Consumer Safety Technology 
  • Intoxalock acquired over 1,300+ authorized service centers, the most nationwide among ignition interlock providers 
  • Intoxalock eLERT 24 added to our product line to integrate 24-hour monitoring into our advanced technology IID 

2013

  • Intoxalock began servicing customers directly in Washington State, buying out their distributor, Interlock NW 
  • Intoxalock accepts SEMA Global Media Award 

2012

  • Celebrates 20 years in the alcohol monitoring and ignition interlock business 
  • Consumer Safety Technology (CST) DBA Intoxalock, is acquired by Clear Light Partners, LLC 
  • Consumer Safety Technology (CST) begins officially doing business as Intoxalock 

2011

  • Intoxalock Home eLERT added to product line to provide alcohol monitoring at home 

2010

  • Intoxalock eLERT added to product line to provide ignition interlock alcohol monitoring with camera, data reporting and GPS 
  • One of the first in market to have advanced platform: camera, data reporting and GPS, integrated into our online Log Reporter 
  • Intoxalock rolled out automated gas calibration to allow service centers to quickly calibrate devices on-site 

2009

  • Online Log Reporter developed for monitoring authorities to check user data logs online in a secure environment 
  • Intoxalock was one of the founding members of the Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers

1992

  • Consumer Safety Technology installed its first ignition interlock device 

1988

  • CST, Consumer Safety Technology Inc. (CST) was formed by Kevin Doyle, Tim Moran and Scot Lewton 
  • Alcohol-specific fuel cell technology was developed by CST in conjunction with researchers at Iowa State University