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The interlock ignition system which requires the driver to blow into a tube to prove sobriety before driving.

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The interlock ignition system which requires the driver to blow into a tube to prove sobriety before driving.

Ignition Interlocks for First-Time DUI Offenders?

AAA, the motorist group with more than 53 million members, is endorsing the National Transportation Safety Board’s call for mandatory use of ignition interlock devices for all drunken-driving offenders. AAA issued its statement five days before New Year’s Eve, which...

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Senator Mike Crapo, R-Idaho on Capitol Hill in Washington, 2011.

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Senator Mike Crapo, R-Idaho on Capitol Hill in Washington, 2011.

Crapo’s Driving Under Influence Case May Be Muted Washington Scandal

With assistance from Derek Wallbank in Washington. What are the ingredients for a classic Washington scandal? Perhaps one part crime, one part hypocrisy and two parts intrigue. For U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, an Idaho Republican and Mormon who was arrested yesterday...

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