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Coming soon: New car tech that won’t let your car start if you’re drunk

In most of the developed world, both roads and cars are getting safer and safer. In the US, driving-related deaths were down ... sensor, either on the ignition button or gear shift, that can scan your ... read more

Built-In Car Breathalyzers Have Been a Good Idea for Years. They’re Still Not Ready.

Last week, the Department of Transportation presented research into two built-in blood alcohol content sensors for cars. Ten thousand people ... a driver’s blood alcohol content is over 0.8 percent, ... read more

Is the legal blood alcohol limit too low, asks magistrate

QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has shut down suggestion ... whether the legal blood alcohol limit should be raised after hearing the defendant had a blood alcohol reading of 0.062 at a ... read more

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The government wants to use tech to stop drunk driving

One of the models is a breath-based system that uses sensors ... alcohol in a driver's blood in less than a second. If it is above .08, which is the legal limit in all 50 states, the vehicle will not ... read more

Jury rules deaths of family of 8 that plunged off Northern California cliff were murder-suicide

Slates said that Jennifer Hart, who rarely drank, had a blood alcohol level over the legal limit and may have been "drinking to ... mostly young people Sprint shut down a cell phone tower on the ... read more

Alcohol detecting technology could save 10,000 a year from drunk-driving death: scientists

"This technology could ... legal limit of 0.08. The other is a start and stop button that will gauge each driver’s alcohol level with infrared light sent into the fingertip. The sensor will also ... read more

New tech and laws to shut down DUI

Over 10,000 people die in DUI crashes ... Most DADSS prototypes work to sense alcohol in the cabin air around the driver, or via skin detection through a sensor in the car's shift lever or push button ... read more

Cheers! The built-in car breathalyzer that scans your finger for alcohol

Which begs the question why cops make you blow in a balloon ... from being able to operate their car if their blood-alcohol concentration is at or above the legal intoxication limit (.08 or higher). ... read more

Feeling tipsy? New apps read blood alcohol levels, hail a taxi

"People think, 'Oh, I'm driving around the corner,' but it's not until they get pulled over that they realize they're over the limit ... Both use sensors that meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... read more

New alcohol detection system won't let car move if driver is drunk

About 10,000 people die in alcohol-related ... the vehicle if the blood alcohol level is above .08, the legal limit in all 50 states. The threshold can be programmed so for instance, if any alcohol is ... read more

This New Drunk Driving Technology Could Eliminate The Crime, But Every Vehicle Needs It For That To Happen

New vehicle sensors ... finger over a small sensor on the dashboard. According to the NHTSA, both detectors work in seconds, shutting off the car if the driver's blood alcohol concentration is more ... read more

Can alcohol make men smarter? Study suggests yes

Half of the subjects were told to watch an animated movie while being given snacks and enough vodka cranberry drinks to give them a blood alcohol level of 0.075, just below the legal limit of ... ... read more

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