Saving Lives by Stopping Drunk Drivers

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Saving Lives by Stopping Drunk Drivers

Huffington Post – One life that is lost senselessly is one too many. Since 2005, more than 1,800 Ohioans have been killed in auto accidents involving an alcohol impaired driver. We can develop the technology needed to save lives by stopping drunk drivers from operating a car in the first place.

Ideas for this technology already exist. We just need to help advance their development and utilization.

That is why I plan to join a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing the ROADS SAFE Act. This legislation would promote the development of commonsense technology to prevent drunk drivers from putting the lives of others at risk. By keeping drunk drivers from getting on the road, we can help save lives and give families and law enforcement officials a new powerful tool to combat drunk driving.

How many more Ohio families will have to bury a loved one because a drunk driver ended a life?

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