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Locking Out The Drink Driver

26 March 2021

In a new report from PACTS UK highlights the many advantages of alcohol interlocks.

The report shows that alcohol interlocks are much more effective than disqualification at reducing recidivism. If alcohol interlock programmes include rehabilitation measures, such as courses similar to the UK drink drive rehabilitation course, they reduce reoffending when fitted and after removal. The report reviews the international evidence and  reviews the experience of other countries with interlock programmes in Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

‘Locking Out the Drink Driver: Using alcohol interlocks to reduce drink driving in the UK‘ can be downloaded here.

Further evidence of the effectiveness of alcohol ignition interlock programmes is available on The Road Safety Observatory here

 

 

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