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Ignition Interlock

News and updates on legislation to push for universal ignition interlock devices.

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Kudos & Warnings    March 7, 2011

The truth is that those bar and nightclub pros who constantly look for ways to grow sales and improve margins are the ones with the loyal crowds and the mounds of cash. More>>

Ignition Interlock: Get the Facts   December 8, 2010

Nearly 200 beverage executives from spirits, wine and beer marketing companies and the nation’s largest restaurant and bar operators gathered in Florida for the American Beverage Institute meeting to discuss ignition interlock. More>>

Destructive Device   September 8, 2010

If standard on all cars, ignition interlock will hurt your business and drive us back to Prohibition.More>>

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New York's Mandatory Interlock Law Kicks In   August 4, 2010

New York's ignition interlock law goes into effect on Aug. 15, but the legislators in Suffolk County are grappling with how to pay for enforcement, which will fall on the shoulder of probation departments.More>>

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Federal Funding for Interlocks — Bad Idea   July 14, 2010

Does $60 million in federal funding for research into in-vehicle ignition interlock devices sound like a good idea to you?More>>

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Ignition Interlock Law Enacted in California   October 14, 2009

The program begins on July 1, 2010 in Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Tulare counties. In July 2015, the state legislature will assess a study on its effectiveness.More>>

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Ignition Interlock Update   September 30, 2009

An extension of the Highway Bill passed the House, delaying movement on the proposal that calls for mandatory installation of ignition interlock devices in the vehicles of all drunk driving offenders.More>>

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Two More Steps Toward Ignition Interlock   September 16, 2009

The California State Assembly approved ignition interlock legislation and Toyota is developing a breathalyzer interlock technology.More>>

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Ignition Interlock Sparks Debate   August 5, 2009

Ignition interlock continued to make headlines this week as Fox & Friends featured a debate between Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) president Laura Dean-Mooney and managing director of the American Beverage Institute (ABI) Sarah Longwell.More>>

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Fight the Ignition Interlock Mandate   July 31, 2009

For those who thought it couldn’t happen, well, it looks like it’s closer to becoming reality. Ignition interlock as punishment for all drunk driving offenders could be here shortly. More>>

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