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Associated Press

Cars Might Decide If Drivers Are Drunk In Future

By Bob Salsberg

WALTHAM, Mass. — An alcohol-detection prototype that uses automatic sensors to instantly gauge a driver’s fitness to be on the road has the potential to save thousands of lives, but could be as long as a decade away from everyday use in cars, federal officials and researchers said Friday.

Associated Press

In Future, Cars Might Decide if Driver Is Drunk

An alcohol-detection prototype that uses automatic sensors to instantly gauge a driver’s fitness has the potential to save thousands of lives, but could be a decade away from everyday use in cars, federal officials and researchers said Friday.

CBS Boston (WBZ)

Prototype Car Won’t Start If Driver Is Drunk

WALTHAM (AP) — An alcohol-detection prototype that uses automatic sensors to gauge a driver’s fitness to be on the road has been demonstrated for federal transportation officials at a Massachusetts lab.

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer

New Technology to Combat Drunken Driving

The government and auto industry have been working on ways to combat DUI.

Automotive Fleet

Study: Americans Favor Alcohol Detection Devices

ARLINGTON, VA — A new survey indicates that people are ready to prevent any driver from starting a vehicle after drinking too much alcohol, even though the technology to do it isn’t available yet.