By Brooke Williams
The Driven to Protect Initiative and Virginia DMV presented new alcohol detection technology at Wednesday’s highway safety summit.
By Bob Segall, 13 Investigates reporter
By Colleen Sheehey-Church
Earlier this month, I had the honor of standing with leaders of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Congress and the auto industry for the global introduction of technologies that could eventually lead to the end of drunken driving as the leading cause of highway deaths.
By Jason Cipriani
Drunk driving kills 28 people a day, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report in 2013.
Attempts to curtail deaths caused by drunk driving, from organizations like Mother’s Against Drunk Driving, have long tried to educate the public on the topic. Yet people continue to get behind the wheel after drinking. A new technology, recently demonstrated by the Department of Transportation (DOT), might be able to prevent that.
By Lily Hay Newman