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2011-06-28 13:37:00

CINCINNATI, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSafer Interlock Holdings, Inc. ("LifeSafer"), an industry pioneer and leading manufacturer and distributor of ignition interlock devices, which have been proven to reduce injuries and fatalities associated with drunk driving, has launched the new LifeSafer® Portable & Home Monitoring Unit (HMU). "Our proven alcohol monitoring technologies have been used by more than 500,000 people over the past 20 years. With our new HMU...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

PHOENIX, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Always known as a progressive state when it comes to tough laws for drunk drivers, Arizona's newest DUI legislation, signed in to law last month by Governor Jan Brewer, has been criticized for what critics say is a step backwards from the state's precedent-setting penalties for first-time DUI offenders. But both lawmakers and criminal justice professionals throughout the state are saying SB 1200 is a key piece of legislation that will help the state...

2011-03-21 10:52:00

--Legislation Could Lead to the Elimination of Drunk Driving-- WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is proud to support Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) as they reintroduced on March 8 the ROADS SAFE Act for consideration in the Senate. The bill authorizes critical funding to aid research of advanced vehicle technologies, which could lead to the elimination of drunk driving. "MADD is grateful to Senators Udall...

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2011-01-30 08:55:00

Federal officials and researchers said Friday that an alcohol-detection prototype that uses automatic sensors to instantly gauge a driver's fitness to be on the road has the potential to save thousands of lives. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited QinetiQ North America, a research and development facility, for the first public demonstration of systems that could measure whether a motorist has a blood alcohol content at or above the legal limit of .08 and prohibiting the vehicle...

2011-01-09 00:43:35

Although a national survey shows strong condemnation of drunk driving, statistics indicate that alcohol-impaired driving remains a serious threat to public safety in the state of Washington, according to Seattle drunk driving accident lawyer Dean Brett. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Even though a recently released national survey indicates growing hostility towards drunk driving, Seattle car accident attorney Dean Brett says that too many Washington drivers still engage in this form...

2010-12-16 12:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Californians are expected to hit the roads during the holiday travel season, state traffic safety officials continue to warn motorists about the very serious dangers of impaired driving. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today announced nearly $5 million in grant funding to 110 law enforcement agencies for DUI checkpoints. OTS is funding over 2100 sobriety checkpoints during the next year, with more than 230 to...

2010-12-13 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governors Highway Safety Association strongly supports the national "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest." holiday drunk driving enforcement crackdown. According to GHSA Chairman Vernon F. Betkey, Jr., "State highway safety agencies are aggressively participating in this year's effort. State law enforcement partners will be making a very visible enforcement presence by increasing their drunk driving checkpoints and saturation...

2010-11-16 10:33:00

State Laws Governing Seat Belt Enforcement, Teen Licensing, Drunk Driving And Motorcycle Helmet Use on National Priority Safety Agenda WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) adding all rider motorcycle helmet laws to its 2010 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements directed at states, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety calls on Congress to enact federal legislation that will result in all...

2010-10-12 10:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The distribution, sale and consumption of beverage alcohol is highly regulated by both the state and federal governments. Did you know that Iowa mandates ignition interlock devices for drunk drivers? Did you know that alcohol is prohibited to be sold in Kentucky on Election Day? Did you know that happy hour is prohibited in Illinois bars and restaurants? Help stay current with the changes in the laws concerning marketing and merchandising beverage...

2010-09-23 09:12:00

Victims & Legislators Call for Passage of Federal ROADS SAFE Act for Lifesaving New Car Technology New Data Shows Drunk Driving Deaths Cut in Half Since MADD's Founding, Yet Still Represent a Third of All Highway Fatalities WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty years after a grieving mother started the movement to stop drunk driving, and a decade since the successful passage of the lifesaving national .08 BAC limit, hundreds of victims and activists from across the...


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