Posts tagged with: Ignition Interlocks

  • Laws requiring all impaired-driving offenders to install alcohol interlocks reduce the number of impaired drivers in fatal crashes by 16 percent.
A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says that “laws requiring all impaired-driving offenders to install alcohol interlocks reduce the number of impaired drivers in fatal crashes by 16%.”  This is great news for MADD’s Campaign...
  • woman-blowing-in-interlock
On March 14, 2017, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released our second annual Ignition Interlock Report. An interlock is a device about the size of a cell phone that is wired into the ignition system of a vehicle. If an interlock...
MADD East TN hosted an East TN Round Table Discussion on Friday, October 7, 2016, in Jacksboro, TN.  Attendees from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the 8th Judicial District D.A.’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, SMART Start, the Allies for...
  • Ignition Interlock Improved posed featured photo
A ceremonial signing with Governor Bill Haslam was conducted on June 9, 2016, for four pieces of legislation to improve and/or add to DUI laws in Tennessee. Beginning in November 2015, legislation was introduced in reponse to a horrific crash...
  • Millie speaking at Ignition Interlock Press Conference web version
SB 2065 passes in Senate April 19, 2016 MADD applauds Tennessee legislators for passing HB 1843 in the House on April 13, 2016, and SB 2065 in the Senate on April 19, 2016!  The bill was signed into law April 27, 2016, by Governor...
MADD Tennessee has been working diligently on legislative change that would save lives in Tennessee! In February 2016, MADD partnered with the Ignition Interlock Coalition and Representative William Lamberth (R) to amend the current All-Offender Ignition Interlock law which passed...