Lawmakers Give DUI Program a Second Glance

(KCPW News) In a committee meeting Wednesday, state lawmakers reconsidered the effectiveness of a program that requires first-time DUI offenders to install a device in their car that prevents it from starting if the driver has had too much to drink. The Ignition Interlock restrictive driver program became law in 2006, and many argue it has led to a drop in DUI arrests. But as KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, some say the state shouldn’t rely on technology to enforce the law.


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