Wednesday, 21 September 2022 10:53

NTSB Wants All New Vehicles to Check Drivers for Alcohol Use

Written by Tom Krisher, AP News

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The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending 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 Sept. 20 about a horrific crash last year in which a drunk driver collided head-on with another vehicle near Fresno, CA, killing both adult drivers and seven children.


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