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Your Next Car Will Know How Drunk You Are

Among measures contained in the Biden infrastructure bill is a drunk-driving technology provision with the potential to save lives.
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By Junko Yoshida

What’s at stake:
“Saving lives” on roads shouldn’t be a pie-in-the-sky ‘vision’ owned by companies pushing self-driving cars. To save lives today, we need something far more earthbound: stop people from drinking and driving. Can in-vehicle alcohol detection systems freshly mandated in the U.S. address the problem, and will consumers cooperate?

Throwing technologies at social problems has always been a tricky proposition.

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