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Alcohol ignition interlock programmes for reducing drink driving recidivism
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Background An ignition interlock device is part of a multi-dimensional programme aimed at reducing recidivism in convicted drink drivers. To operate a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device, the driver must first provide a breath specimen. If the breath

The Quebec alcohol ignition interlock program: impact on recidivism and crashes
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Abstract The alcohol ignition interlock program began operating in December 1997. Someone convicted of driving while impaired (DWI) is allowed under the program to drive a vehicle on condition it be equipped with an ignition interlock, and the individual's

Alcohol ignition interlock: One-year's experience in Quebec
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Abstract Since December 1997, an alcohol ignition interlock program has been in place in Working on a voluntary basis, the program operates on a user-pay rental scheme with an installation fee of per month. The incentive to participate in

An evaluation of the effectiveness of ignition interlock in California
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This report is the second of a two-study evaluation of ignition interlock in California that was mandated by the California Legislature and funded in part by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The report was prepared by the Research and

Illinois ignition interlock evaluation
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The Illinois ignition interlock law first went into effect in 1994 when the installation of ignition interlock devices was added to the package of sanctions for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Alcohol . Previously, repeat offenders could petition the Secretary of State

A preliminary evaluation of the Swedish ignition interlock programme and recommended further steps
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Abstract The Swedish alcohol ignition interlock programme for DWI offenders started as a pilot project in 1999. It is a volunteer programme, but differs in some respects from other programmes. It covers a period of two years, and includes very strict medical regulations

Ignition interlock devices: An overview and the future
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Almost thirty years ago, when some of us had not yet even thought about careers in traffic safety, Voas (1969) wrote about cars that drunks can't drive . In this early paper, the concept of an Alcohol Safety Ignition-interlock System*(ASIS) was introduced. Ignition

Ignition interlock laws and administrative regulations: do legal constraints prevent implementation of ignition interlock license restriction programs in the United
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Abstract Efforts at reducing the consequences of drinking and driving have met with some success over the last two decades. However, alcohol-impaired driving continues to be a major public health problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

The Swedish alcohol ignition interlock programme
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In Sweden it has been estimated that about 300 000 persons are alcohol abusers or are dependent upon alcohol. This corresponds to 4-5% of the male and 1-2% of the female population. In 1998, the number of convicted drunken drivers was about 13 000, and 21%

Ignition interlock devices support program development
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Objective A breath alcohol analyzed ignition interlock device (BAIID) or Ignition Interlock is an electronic device which is interconnected with the power, electrical and other control systems of a motor vehicle, the purpose of which is to prevent a driver from starting or

longitudinal survival analysis of drivers with multiple alcoholrelated traffic offenses: Fifth year follow-up of a randomized ignition interlock license restriction trial
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Abstract Alcohol-impaired driving continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. During 2000, alcohol was involved in 40% of all traffic fatalities (1). One promising countermeasure to alcohol-impaired driving is the ignition interlock license

Challenges to ignition interlock program implementation
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Traffic Injury Research Foundation he idea of a vehicle that cannot be driven by someone whose ability to do so is impaired by alcohol has intrigued road safety professionals for more than three decades (eg, Voas 1970). The development of such a system, however, has

The Swedish ignition interlock programme; is it possible to forecast which DWI offenders will succeed in the programme and which will not
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Background An alcohol ignition interlock prototype was developed back in the 1970s, and came into commercial use in the 1980s. In the 1990s, ignition interlock trials began in Canada and the USA. In the majority of reported ignition interlock trials participation has

Is it time to introduce alcohol ignition interlock programmes for patients with alcohol problems before they drinkdrive
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In Sweden, as in many other countries, drink-drivers represent perhaps the biggest problem in road traffic safety. As the risk of detection is very low, it can be assumed that most people convicted of drink-driving have driven whilst under the influence of alcohol on many

The effect of ignition interlock programs on drinking-and-driving: a systematic review
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Abstract This systematic review summarizes the evidence about the effect of ignition interlock programs on recidivism and collision rates of offenders convicted for driving-while impaired by alcohol (DWI). Based on the evidence collected in 17 evaluations, ignition

Ignition Interlock Program Standards for Canada
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Background Since the first alcohol ignition interlock program was introduced in the United States in the mid 1980s, interlock programs have become an increasingly common approach for dealing with convicted impaired drivers. Backed by evaluation studies

Characteristics and Benefits of a Successful Ignition Interlock License Restriction Program 2
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Alcohol-impaired driving continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. During 2002, alcohol was involved in 41% of traffic fatalities and 6% of all traffic crashes at an estimated cost greater than $148 billion dollars. Efforts at reducing the consequences

Effects of All-offender Alcohol Ignition Interlock Laws on Recidivism and Alcohol-related Crashes
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Effects of All-offender Alcohol IgnitionInterlock Laws on Recidivism and Alcohol-related Crashes Laws mandating alcohol ignitioninterlock orders

Ignition interlock program delivery standards
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Ignition Interlocks are electronic breath alcohol testing devices connected to and linked with the operation of the ignition system of motor vehicles in which they are installed. Their function is to prevent a vehicle from being started or driven by persons whose blood

Ignition Interlock Devices Prevent Drunk Driving
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Darrel L. Longest is the founder and CEO of Life Sciences Corporation, a privately held company known as the Ignition Interlock Group. The company is a multi-state service provider for ignition interlocks that installs, maintains, monitors, and reports on interlock

Development of an Ignition Interlock Standard in Canada
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ABSTRACT Alcohol testing equipment as prescribed by the Criminal Code of Canada, roadside and evidentiary, are tested by the Alcohol Test Committee of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) which receives funding from Justice Canada. When alcohol

MICHIGAN DWI/SOBRIETY COURT IGNITION INTERLOCK EVALUATION
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The prevalence of alcohol consumption and abuse in the United States is extensive. Data from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Drug-Related Conditions (NESARC) has estimated that 209 million adults in the United States consumed alcohol

Status Report: An update of the NHTSA Model Specifications for Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices
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Background The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published model specifications for Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices (BAIIDs) in the Federal Register on April 7, 1992 (57 FR 11772). The Federal Register, published daily, is the US

AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF IGNITION INTERLOCK IN CALIFORNIA
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This report is the second of a two-study evaluation of ignition interlock in California that was mandated by the California Legislature (AB 762-Torlakson), and funded in part by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The report was prepared by the Research and

Ignition Interlock Silver Bullet for Drunk Driving Barriers and Promise
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Abstract This paper presents the results of process and outcome evaluations of California's ignition interlock programs. The process evaluation shows that California's judicial interlock program has been poorly implemented by the courts, and that relatively few offenders opt

Ontario's Ignition Interlock Program
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The ignition interlock program is one component of a broader strategy to deal with drinking and driving. This broader strategy involves a variety of measures that include: administrative driver's licence suspensions (ADLS), extended mandatory suspension periods, and a

General Deterrent Evaluation of the Ignition Interlock Pilot Program in California
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14. ABSTRACT This study presents a general deterrence evaluation of the ignition interlock pilot program mandated by Assembly Bill 91 for the counties of Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Tulare during the period of July 1, 2010 through January 1, 2016. This

First Time Drinking and Driving Offenders Unraveling the Myth with Ignition Interlock and Short-term Suspensions Data
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Background One of the key policy and legislation initiatives contained in Canada's current Strategy to Reduce Impaired Driving (STRID 2010)[1] is a recommendation for Canadian jurisdictions to record and track roadside short-term license suspensions on the driver

Social bonds as predictors of recidivism among multiple alcohol-related traffic offenders participating in an ignition interlock license restriction program in
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Abstract The existing literature on alcohol-related traffic offenses includes demographics of adults with multiple alcohol-related traffic offenses but fails to address why recidivism occurs. Criminological theories, such as Travis Hirschi's social bond theory, may be utilized to

Ontario's Ignition Interlock Program Overview and Status for ICADTS 2004
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The objective of the ignition interlock program is to require offenders to separate drinking from driving. The social and economic costs of drinking and driving have been estimated at $2.2 billion per year. During the 1990s, the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO)

Review of Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices
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Review of Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices Submitted to the Iowa Department of

Development of a safety interlock system for the National Ignition Facility optical line replaceable unit transport and handling systems
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ABSTRACT The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is developing a distributed control system called the Operations Engineering Special Equipment Control System (OSECS). The OSECS will support semi-autonomous and


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