Facing Funding Cuts, Nebraska Looks to Tougher DUI Laws

NebraskaNebraska is taking steps to increase the requirements of ignition interlock installation for those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol. The Unicameral Update reports that the state is pushing new legislation to remain compliant with guidelines that will allow Nebraska to retain its share of federal road funding. This legislation will change current laws that do not meet the guidelines in terms of ignition interlocks, increasing the installation and reporting time to at least 12 months while eliminating the restrictions on convicted DUI offenders’ licenses that allow driving privileges for work, family or other reasons. Read more here:  Longer ignition interlock requirements for DUI advance

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