Skip to comments.NTSB wants all new vehicles to check drivers for alcohol use
Posted on 09/20/2022 5:03:58 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
DETROIT (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that all new vehicles in the U.S. be equipped with blood alcohol monitoring systems that can stop an intoxicated person from driving.
The recommendation, if enacted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, could reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes, one of the biggest causes of highway deaths in the U.S.
The new push to make roads safer was included in a report released Tuesday about a horrific crash last year in which a drunk driver collided head-on with another vehicle near Fresno, California, killing both adult drivers and seven children.
NHTSA said this week that roadway deaths in the U.S. are at crisis levels. Nearly 43,000 people were killed last year, the greatest number in 16 years, as Americans returned to roads after pandemic stay-at-home orders.
Early estimates show fatalities rising again through the first half of this year, but they declined from April through June, which authorities are hoping is a trend.
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I don’t even drink.
4th amendment. Non-starter.
They are going to use the 87,000 heavily armed IRS terrorist agents to arrest drivers too?
Can they check for “stupid”?
That was 100% going to be in BBB.
The Democrat trick is to not have it happen “for 10 years”.
Democrats know that Republican politicianss are stupid pussies.
Seems like it would be easy to defeat.
Me either and this is obnoxious over reach
And your voting record....
You really want to save lives?
Only people 25 years of age or older and are land owners can vote.
That would solve most of the USA’s problems in a very short time.
Come back when they can detect all illegal drugs and pot
Prior restraint will be the hallmark of the globalist reset.
Never could stand alcohol.
What if the sensor smelled the gas tank?
When I was young, I tried drinking and found I could finish off a 12 case of beer in an hour and still not lose my coordination.
I took that as a sign that it probably wasn’t wise to push myself. I’ve been a teetotaler ever since. My father being an alcoholic was also a factor.
ALcohol doesn’t do anything for me.
Anyone else remember the short lived “Seatbelt interlock” legislation?
It was repealed VERY quickly when the congress-critters were inconvenienced by it.
This would go the same way, lots of heavy drinkers in congress.
And will it disable the car when you are the sober designated driver too?
One more reason to only drive classic cars, and I’ve never been a drinker.
Let my guess, illegal alien with a revoked driver's license and previous DUI convictions?
From your mouth to God’s ears. Amen!
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