Posts Tagged :

ignition interlock device

Advocates Urges California Lawmakers to Pass Drunk Driving Legislation

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

SB 1021 would add sensible safeguards to the current law by limiting diversion agreements to first time offenders once every ten years, requiring use of ignition interlock devices IIDs by diversion participants and first-time offenders not granted diversion, and impose a compliance-based removal of the IID.

read more

Statement on National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Amidst an alarming rise in U.S. roadway crash fatalities, measures to curb the persisting and perennial dangers of impaired driving must be advanced with a renewed urgency.

read more

Letter in Support of Georgia House Bill (HB) 439 to Require the Use of Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs) by All Convicted Drunk Drivers

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Under current law in Georgia, ignition interlocks are required for all repeat offenders for a period of 12 months; however, they are only an option for first-time offenders and first refusals in lieu of a restricted or
suspended license. Information from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on the effectiveness of IIDs in Georgia notes that over the twelve-year period from December 1, 2006 to December 31, 2018, IIDs
prevented 35,496 attempts to drive drunk in the state including 4,339 attempts in 2018 alone. Expanding the law to include all first-time offenders would improve the effectiveness of the IID program and help prevent
drunk driving.

read more

Letters Supporting Efforts in South Carolina to Enact an All-Offender Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Law

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) supports House Bill (HB) 3008/Senate Bill (SB) 28 to require the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) by all convicted drunk drivers, including first time offenders. We urge you to advance this measure and join the 34 states and Washington, DC that have made their streets and highways safer by enacting an all-offender IID law.

read more