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CBS This Morning

New technology to stop drunk driving

A research team is developing technology for vehicles that could detect if anyone is above the legal limit and prevent them from starting the vehicle. As Mark Strassmann reports, the technology could potentially save thousands of lives each year from drunk driving.

The Wall Street Journal

After the Party, a Car That Takes Away Your Keys

Joseph B. White

Friends don’t let friends drive drunk. In the future, your car could be that friend.

The Hill

The ultimate crash avoidance system

By Jan Withers

The Senate recently included a provision in Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (or MAP-21), which is the Senate version of the surface transportation reauthorization bill, that would authorize $12 million a year, over two years, for DADSS.

Automotive Fleet

Automakers, AAA Push for More Funding for Alcohol Detection Technology

WASHINGTON – A coalition of companies and industry groups — including the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, AAA and American Trucking Associations — is urging Congress to fund an advanced drunk driving detection research program.

PR Newswire

Broad Coalition of Safety, Insurance, Auto and Alcohol Groups Call for Enactment of Drunk Driving Prevention Research Measure

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A broad range of safety, auto, insurance and alcohol industry groups and companies has called on Congress to pass legislation to provide funding for an advanced drunk driving detection research program which could lead to more than 8,000 fewer highway fatalities each year and a nationwide economic cost saving of approximately $130 billion annually.