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Close Call in Utah: Haters Won’t Delay New .05 Alcohol Limit

As soon as the Utah legislature began debating lowering the legal blood alcohol limit from .08 to .05, the opposition sprang into action. Bar and restaurant owners predicted instant [...]

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Idaho on Track to Pass 2 First-Rate Ignition Interlock Laws

Sometimes the news is good, and Idaho is the place to watch for good news about enlightened drunk driving legislation. Two ignition interlock bills are moving through the House now. If passed, [...]

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The Wyoming Legislature is About to Make Roads More Lethal

Every once in a while, well-meaning legislators make a big mistake. This is one of those times. The state is Wyoming, and the bill is SF 86. The Senate passed it, and if the House does the same, [...]

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In Iowa, a Heroic 97-0 Vote Supporting Ignition Interlocks for OWI.

Iowa lawmakers showed what they were made of last week. The Iowa House voted unanimously to adopt a law requiring ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders. An ignition interlock, or [...]

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Two New Mexico DUI Bills – One Hit, One Miss

New Mexico knows that drunk driving is still a problem in that state, and they’re at work on solutions. Recently a package of bi-partisan crime bills was approved by the House Judiciary [...]

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Two Cheers for Wisconsin’s New Ignition Interlock Law

The state of Wisconsin took a step in the right direction when the Governor signed a bill recently that changed the process by which drunk drivers are issued ignition interlocks – car [...]