Get Fast Free Quotes Get A Free Quote

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a recommendation that all states require the placement of ignition interlock devices in vehicles owned by convicted drunk drivers.

The five-person board noted that IIDs are currently the best way to keep drunk drivers off the road, thereby reducing the number of driving deaths per year.

According to the board, drunk driving related deaths account for approximately 30 percent of the 32,000 driving deaths every year.

Earlier this year, Alabama instituted the law, requiring convicted drunk drivers who had a blood alcohol level of 0.15 or higher to install IIDs in their vehicles. The device works by not allowing the car to start until the driver has exhaled into a breathalyzer. If they have been drinking, the engine will not start.

If the number of drunk drivers on the road was decreased, some say the total amount of drunk driving deaths would also fall, leading American motorists to be safer and potentially enjoy lowered Missouri auto insurance rates.

Share |

No Comments

Post a Comment
Required (Not Displayed)

All comments are moderated and stripped of HTML.
Submission Validation
Change the CAPTCHA codeSpeak the CAPTCHA code
Enter the Validation Code from above.
NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012

View Mobile Version
Home  |  Get An Auto Quote  |   Blog  |   About Us  |   Contact Us
9428 St. Charles Rock Rd – St Louis, MO 63114 - 800-287-3939
Home Page RSS Facebook Twitter