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The ALCOLOCK blog exists to help you stay up to date on all things IID. Whether you’re a law enforcement agent, an ALCOLOCK service provider, or a driver, it’s important to know about the oft-changing landscape of DUI laws. Regulatory and compliance mandates can change from year to year, and new bills are proposed every election season. In order to maintain compliance, everyone involved in the ignition interlock process has to know and abide by these regulations. But it can be difficult to get all the information you need and even more difficult to vet the information for accuracy.

At ALCOLOCK, we pride ourselves on being industry leaders. But we also realize that we have a responsibility to back our reputation by providing solutions, information, and value to those we serve at every stage of the process. The DUI News portion of our blog is dedicated to taking our industry knowledge and providing it to you in the most accurate, succinct, and efficient manner possible.

You’ll find information on regulatory issues, compliance, new DUI laws, legislative changes, new bills, state information, and more. If you ever have any questions, feel free to let us know. We’d be happy to help you obtain the information you need.


Drunk Driving Statistics In Montana

Posted On: April 12, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Montana is not as populous as many states, but it has a higher rate than most states for the number of deaths caused by impaired drivers per vehicle mile traveled. According to the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), in 2017, a whopping 61% of all traffic fatalities were due to impaired drivers. Alcohol was involved … Read More »

States with the Drunkest Driving Problems

Posted On: April 1, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Drunk driving is a problem nationwide, but some states have more drunk driving problems than others. Several governmental and non-profit organizations make it their business to track drunk driving deaths, drunk driving arrests, and more. So we can get a pretty good picture of who fits in where. In the 2017 report from the National … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics In Arizona from the CDC

Posted On: April 1, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Sobering Facts report on drunk driving in Arizona, 1.7% of Arizona drivers reported driving after having too much to drink. That’s compared to 1.9% of drivers nationally. But at the same time, the number of drunk driving fatalities in Arizona for the time period studied (2003-2012) exceeds … Read More »

Analysis of the CDC’s Keys for Strong State Ignition Interlock Device Programs

Posted On: April 1, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Ignition interlock devices (IIDs) have a great track record when it comes to preventing drunk driving. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), IIDs reduce repeat offenses for drunk driving by nearly 70% while they are installed. All 50 states have ignition interlock device laws that require ignition interlocks for certain offenders and monitor … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Texas From The CDC

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Drunk driving kills nearly 11,100  people in the United States each year. And according to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fact sheet, Texans are more likely than the average American to drive after drinking too much. The national average is 1.9%, while the Texas figure is 2.1%. These are self reported figures, based on … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in North Carolina

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Drunk driving is on a slight increase in North Carolina over the last few years. According to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Crash Data Facts Report for 2017, there were 11,342 drunk driving crashes across the state in 2017. Fortunately, both the number of fatalities (368) and injuries (7922) were down over … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Florida

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

The number of drunk driving fatalities in Florida decreased in 2017, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) Annual Report for 2017. Their records show that alcohol-related crashes, in general, decreased in 2017 compared to 2016. That includes drunk driving fatal crashes as well as injuries in drunk driving accidents. … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in California from The CDC

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Drunk driving is a real problem in California. Although the appearance of rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft has reduced the number of drunk driving arrests in some of the state’s biggest cities, other statistics are grim. According to a fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1.8% of California drivers report getting … Read More »

What You Should Know About BAC

Posted On: July 6, 2018 | Categorized as: DUI News, Trending News

It’s time to define alcohol consumption and understand how it relates to that feeling of elation that can come from enjoying a social drink with friends. It all comes down to one thing: Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). BAC is important, because it’s what determines whether you can or should drive, the results of any breathalyzer … Read More »