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New Report Highlights Need for Improved Highway Safety Laws

2024 Roadmap to Safety Indicates expansion of ignition interlock devices would reduce drunk driving deaths The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety recently released the 2024 Roadmap to Safety, conducting a state-by-state examination of highway safety laws in the United States. Unfortunately, many states continue to fall short of taking full action to prevent a […]

Reducing Drunk Driving Deaths, One State at a Time

New Study Finds 17 States Lacking Lifesaving CBR Laws  Compliance-based removal (CBR) laws require that drivers with an ignition interlock device (IID) installed on their vehicle must have a certain number of violation-free days before the device can be removed. Such commonsense laws ensure that recent drunk driving offenders aren’t allowed back on the road […]

Study Finds Ignition Interlock Compliance-Based Removal Laws Help Reduce Drunk Driving Repeat Offenses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new research study released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) finds that state laws dictating when ignition interlock devices (IIDs) may be removed from drunk driving offenders’ vehicles can help reduce repeat offenses. This promising finding comes halfway through what is known as the 100 deadliest days of summer, when […]

Drunk driving convictions bring new ignition interlock requirements to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is expanding the number of drunk driving offenders who must install temporary breathalyzers before taking the wheel. Under the new law, anyone convicted of driving under the influence will have to breathe into a device that confirms no measurable alcohol levels exist before they can operate their vehicle. The […]