It’s getting trickier for drunk drivers to do what they love to do, which is drive drunk. Why hasn’t anyone thought of this earlier (a time right before now)? Motorists convicted of driving drunk will have to install breath-monitoring gadgets in their cars under new laws taking effect in six states earlier this month. How does it work? The gadget, which resembles a walkie-talkie, fits on the dashboard. It’s wired to the car’s ignition system. The driver blows into it (the device) to start the vehicle. If alcohol is in their system, then it’s no-go and time to reach for that bus pass. Manufactured by a Texas-based company, and going by the name Smart Start Ignition Interlock, the device require periodic retesting while the car is running just so crafty alcoholics wont convene their drink driving time after the engine is started.
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