Calif. Senator Aims to Curb Drunk Driving With Ignition Locks | NBC Bay Area

Calif. Senator Aims to Curb Drunk Driving With Ignition Locks

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    Too drunk to drive? If only your car's ignition would lock up, preventing repeat DUI offenders from hopping behind the wheel would be so much easier.That's the wish of the California Highway Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies, who held a news conference Friday in Redwood City, where Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) introduced a bill requiring people convicted of a second driving-under-the-influence offense to install and use "ignition interlock devices" for one year. Arturo Santiago reports.