Are Interlock Devices the Answer?

I came across an editorial recently on Pennlive entitled: Here’s a better way to deter drunk drivers from re-offending. In it the editorial staff touts the effectiveness of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) and recommends them as a solution to stopping being from getting multiple DUI offenses. As an attorney who deals with DUI cases on […]

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The government wants to make DUI interlock devices standard on all cars and you will have to pay for it!

DUI Breath Testing Devices could become Standard in All Cars

One issue that keeps rearing its ugly head is the push by lobbies like MADD for Alcohol-sensing technology to become standard in all cars.  Recently,Congress authorized funding (your tax dollars) for research on ignition interlock devices which, if MADD were to get its way, would become standard equipment on all new cars: Alcohol-sensing technology could […]

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State Bill Seeks to Mandate DUI Interlock Devices for Non-DUI Charges

State Bill Seeks to Mandate DUI Interlock Devices for Non-DUI Charges

State lawmakers in Washington State have proposed a bill that would require DUI ignition interlock devices for those who have had their DUI charges reduced to reckless driving: Goodman is sponsoring another bill, HB 2443, that would require the use of breath alcohol ignition interlock devices for those originally charged with DUI but convicted of […]

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Congress is seeking to make interlock devices mandatory for all DUI offenders.

Bill Seeks to Make Interlock Mandatory for all DUI Offenders

Slowly but surely, DUI lobbies are pushing for laws that will curtail the rights of all citizens.  It is well known that it is part of MADD’s agenda to make interlock devices mandatory standard equipment on all vehicles.  In most states, including Pennsylvania, ignition interlock devices are mandatory only for repeat DUI offenders.  A bill […]

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New Pennsylvania DUI law would make ignition interlock mandatory for first time offenders.

New Penalties for Pennsylvania DUI Being Proposed

A state senator has proposed a bill to make ignition interlock devices mandatory for first time DUI offenders: Sen. Rafferty sponsors bill directed at first time DUI offenders Local law enforcement leaders are fans of proposed state legislation that would require first-time DUI offenders to install a breath-alcohol content gauge in their vehicle. Currently, offenders […]

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