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We Should Applaud Kentucky Legislators for Working to Keep Our Roads Safe

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By David Kelly Everyone was stunned earlier this year after a 4-year-old boy was killed outside a University of Kentucky football game.  Unfortunately, this tragedy served as a reminder that drunk driving continues to remain a serious problem throughout the country and Kentucky isn’t immune. That’s why a bluegrass coalition came together to raise awareness and do something to help take impaired drivers off the road. Together with Lyft, we provided discounts for 675 sober ...

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Blog: New York, DWAI, and Plea Downs

Categories: Blog | Tags: Leandra's Law, New York DWAI, New York DWI

Posted 11/6/2018 A few weeks ago, CIIM attended the New York Highway Safety Symposium in Lake Placid, NY.  As part of the event, there was a panel discussion that examined how offenders go through the state’s interlock program and what potential changes could be made to make the New York state law more effective. In 2010, the New York state legislature passed Leandra’s Law after 11-year old Leandra Rosado was killed while riding as a ...

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Press ReleasePress Release: CIIM Partners to Provide Kentucky Fans Safe Rides for Georgia Football Game

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WASHINGTON – This weekend, the Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers (CIIM) is helping fund a campaign by Lyft, to provide discounts for sober rides to fans celebrating the Kentucky versus Georgia football game. Lyft has agreed to offer up to $20,000 worth of sober ride discounts on Saturday between Noon and 2 a.m, that riders can redeem by using the code “CATURDAY” “Our goal is to stop drunk driving recidivism,” said David Kelly, Executive Director ...

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NewsAAMVA Releases Best Practice Guidelines with Input from CIIM

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Categories: Announcements | Tags: Coalition, Ignition Interlock, Ignition Interlock Device

WASHINGTON – The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) recently released a best practices guide for motor vehicle administrators across the country on how to successfully implement an ignition interlock program and reduce impaired driving recidivism. “We know that over 300,000 people drive drunk everyday in this country and roughly one-third of them are repeat offenders,” said David Kelly, Executive Director of the Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers. “This report by AAMVA is a ...

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NewsA DWI penalty overhaul in New Jersey results in shorter license suspension and more ignition locks

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The law proposal, endorced by the Assembly Judiciary Committee, expands the previous mandate to include all first-time DUI offenders in the requirement to implement their vehicle with an interlock device. Click here to read more.

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NewsProposed Senate bill set to require all DUI offenders to utilize ignition interlocks

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Categories: Law Proposal | Tags: DUI

The sponsor of Senate Bill 259, Sen. Mark Manendo, urges that mandated ignition interlock devices have prevented over two million impaired driving attempts by motorists. Click here to read more.

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NewsWyoming DUI Bill is met with Mixed Reviews from MADD

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Categories: Law Proposal | Tags: DUI, Ignition Interlock Device, MADD

A DUI recidivism reduction bill was passed by the Wyoming State Senate to append various improvements to how those convicted of drunk driving are handled. However, there is still one major flaw in the system. Click here to read more.

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NewsAll ignition interlock devices in the state of Iowa will soon be installed with cameras

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Iowa will soon mandate all ignition interlock devices to be equipped with cameras, cracking down on offenders that have another person take their breath test. Click here to read more.

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