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Study Finds 85 Percent of Alcohol-Related Traffic Deaths Preventable with Ignition Interlocks | Edm

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,059
edited March 2015 in General
imageStudy Finds 85 Percent of Alcohol-Related Traffic Deaths Preventable with Ignition Interlocks | Edmunds.com

According to a new study, 85 percent of alcohol-related traffic deaths in the U.S. could be prevented if all new cars came with ignition interlocks.

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Comments

  • ggoldenggolden Posts: 3
    Unfortunately the U.S. would rather have men, women and children die than take a 'freedom' away. So this will never happen.
  • kokomojoekokomojoe Posts: 150
    So we should put interlocks on all cars? don't think so. What about the issues of senior drivers? or distracted drivers they kill more people than drunk drivers do so why not address these issues
  • fintailfintail Posts: 47,545
    edited March 2015
    I am more alarmed at the 15% that got away.

    I think this "study" must have been bankrolled by an interlock manufacturer. I know someone who had a DUI and had to use an interlock - amusingly primitive tech, easily dodged if someone dares to think.

    Only the most vile and cynical type who takes 1984 as a societal guide would support this for all cars.
  • ggoldenggolden Posts: 3
    My point proven.
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