U.S. House Passes Bill for Drunk Driver Detection Technology in Vehicles

The U.S. House of Representatives passed unprecedented drunk driving prevention technology provisions on July 1.  The HALT Act provisions in the INVEST in America Act call for a technology-neutral rulemaking by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that could involve a variety of drunk driving prevention systems in all new cars.

Experts say that requiring the technology as standard safety equipment on all new cars will save 9,400 lives a year.


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