DUI crackdown: Push in New York for ignition devices to block drunk drivers

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Two New York state lawmakers are looking to reintroduce legislation aimed at convicted drunk drivers.

State Senator Charles Fuschillo Jr. and Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg are looking to close loopholes in Leandra’s Law.

They’re hoping their new bill will force convicted drunk drivers to install ignition devices that will not start their car if alcohol is detected on their breath.

For those who fail to do so, they are proposing an ankle bracelet that can detect if alcohol has been consumed.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.