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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 Vermont

Posted On: August 15, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Vermont may be a small state, but it still has its share of drunk driving. As with the rest of the states, Vermont law defines drunk driving as driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher. Drunk driving statistics in Vermont show that in some years, drunk drivers accounted for nearly 45% … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Iowa

Posted On: August 15, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Drunk driving statistics in Iowa show that impaired driving continues to be a real problem, but one that is decreasing. According to the latest Traffic Safety Facts from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2008, 27% of all motor vehicle traffic fatalities involved at least one driver who had been drinking. In 2017, … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics In Maryland

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

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) drunk driving statistics in Maryland show that Maryland has far fewer drunk driving deaths per 100,000 people than the majority of states across the country. The number of drunk driving fatalities and serious injuries is on a steady decline. According to the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO) 2016 … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics In Minnesota

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

Drunk driving is a persistent problem for Minnesotans. According to the Office of Traffic Safety Impaired Driving Facts Report for 2017, one out of every 7 licensed drivers in Minnesota has one or more DWIs. The good news is the majority of those (58%) have only a single DWI on their record. Below are some … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics In Connecticut

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

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2017, Connecticut had the highest percentage of drunk driving fatalities of all 50 states Not a statistic to be proud of, by any means. Let’s take a look at some additional drunk driving statistics in Connecticut and what the state is doing to reduce drunk … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Tennessee

Posted On: July 8, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

According to the latest Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security; TITAN Division; report on known-alcohol related traffic crashes, drunk driving crashes are seeing a steady decrease. The latest report covers the years from 2009 to 2019 (year to date). The total for the decade so far is 67,455 known alcohol-related crashes. But as you … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Michigan

Posted On: July 8, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

The state of Michigan keeps track of all sorts of drunk driving statistics in the annual Drunk Driving Audit. The same audit keeps track of drugged driving statistics as well. The audits includes how many breath tests law enforcement administered, and the results of those breath tests. Stopping drivers and administering the breath test is … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in Ohio

Posted On: May 29, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

In Ohio, law enforcement will charge you with OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence) if they find you have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. And if you’re under 21, you could be charged with OVI if you are caught driving with .01. If you’re under 18, the charge would be handled … Read More »

Drunk Driving Statistics in New York

Posted On: May 29, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

The state of New York takes traffic safety seriously. That’s especially true when it comes to impaired drivers. The New York State Highway Safety Program aims to decrease the number of alcohol-involved traffic fatalities and injuries. And according to the 2017 Highway Safety Report, they’re having some success. Take a look at this chart from … Read More »

Florida MADD Is Pushing for IIDs for All First Time DUI Offenders

Posted On: May 14, 2019 | Categorized as: DUI News

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is on a mission to eliminate drunk driving in the United States. MADD’s top legislative priority is to get all 50 states to require ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for all first time DUI offenders. Many states already do so, and Florida MADD is vigorously pushing legislators to change the law … Read More »

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