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New England Cable News (NECN)

Cars May Be Able to Decide If Driver Is Drunk

(Waltham, Mass.) – Usually it is up to drivers to decide if they are OK to drive, but there is now some technology in development that would know if drivers are too drunk to drive.

Freeway Blog

In the Future, Cars Won’t Let Motorists Drive Drunk

By: Alan Marcus

In the future, an anti-drunk driving campaign message might well be, “Cars Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.” Good news for car insurance rates?

KIRO Radio

DUI technology in development could keep future drunk drivers off the road

Dave Ross, KIRO Radio Morning News Anchor

It’s a perennial problem. How do you keep drunks off the road?

Planned Safety Tech Would Prevent Drunken Drivers From Starting Car

Matt Schmitz

You’ve heard of cars of the not-so-distant future that drive themselves. But in the even-less-distant future your car may refuse to let you drive — if you’ve been drinking alcohol, that is.

Insurance Journal

U.S., Automakers Pursue Drunk Driver Detection Systems

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has extended for five years its agreement with automakers to continue researching advanced alcohol detection technology that could prevent vehicles from being driven by a drunk driver.