More Iowa Ignition Interlock Devices in 2014?

IowaDrunk drivers continue to cause accidents and injuries across the country, leaving many to wonder what more can be done to reduce or eliminate the number of OWI incidents on the streets today. KIMT.com reports that as the end of the Senate session in Iowa nears, many question if the Iowa ignition interlock laws will focus on first-time offenders that are convicted of operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) at the national blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08. Currently, Iowa ignition interlock law requires the mandatory installation of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for convicted OVI offenders that test at a .16 or higher BAC. The new Iowa ignition interlock law will require the installation of IIDs for all OWI offenders in the state, rather than relying on the suspension of driving privileges. Read more here: The final push for stricter OWI laws

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