Michigan Interlock Law Now Permanent

As part of a pilot program, the state of Michigan began allowing those with repeat DUI offenses to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicles, in exchange for a restricted license that would still allow offenders the ability to work. Mlive.com reports that this law was set to expire in January, 2014, but the Michigan house voted to make the law permanent, citing the effectiveness in that state, as well as statistics from other states that have shown a reduction in the rates of repeat drunk drivers. Read more here: Michigan House votes to extend, expand ‘interlock’ program for repeat drunk drivers

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