Archive for the ‘News’ Category

June 6, 2016

California should target hard-core drunken drivers (CA)

California is one step closer to implementing Senate Bill 1046, which would require all drunken driving offenders to have ignition interlock devices installed in their vehicles.

June 5, 2016

DUI law expected to increase use of ignition interlock devices (PA)

Expanding the use of ignition interlock devices in Pennsylvania to first-time DUI offenders next year could more than triple their usage, officials estimate.

Read the full story here: DUI law expected to increase use of ignition interlock devices

June 2, 2016

Supporters hope interlock bill will be revived before new committee (MA)

Though lawmakers on the Transportation Committee could not reach an agreement on a bill that would expand the use of ignition interlock devices among convicted drunk drivers, the bill’s supporters in the Senate still hope to see it come up for debate after the bill moved on Thursday.

View the full story here: Supporters hope interlock bill will be revived before new committee

June 1, 2016

New Vt. law will help keep DUI offenders from driving drunk (VT)

Lawmakers describe it as lifesaving legislation. It puts drunk drivers back behind the wheel, but not before ensuring they’re sober.

Will it truly make a difference?

View the full story here: New Vt. law will help keep DUI offenders from driving drunk

June 1, 2016

Ignition interlock cameras given the green light statewide (VA)

In an effort to combat drunk driving-related deaths, Virginia Gov. McAuliffe signed off on new regulations on May 17 that will make it harder for drunk drivers to get behind the wheel.

The regulatory package was presented by Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) to McAuliffe in hopes to strengthen the ignition interlock program.

View the full story here: Ignition interlock cameras given the green light statewide