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STUPID!!! I can understand drunk drivers require this in their cars, but not for everyone. A run to the market would suck. Or should I say BLOW! :D
 

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some axe wielding maniac is attacking you. quick, in your car and get away!

but hang on. you still have to AUTHORIZE yourself to drive. here, blow into this....

you can't? you say your head was cut off by that axe guy, at 2am, when you got into your car?

or, more realistically, you need to drive someone to the hospital. you're all freaked out and maybe you DID have a beer during a party that nite, but you still have to get your friend to the E-room.

but wait - your car won't let you. its better you let him bleed there than risk taking rubber to road if you're not 100.0% sober.

all KINDS of problems with this 'solution'.
 

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linux-works said:
some axe wielding maniac is attacking you. quick, in your car and get away!

but hang on. you still have to AUTHORIZE yourself to drive. here, blow into this....

you can't? you say your head was cut off by that axe guy, at 2am, when you got into your car?
Maybe they figure that there are more deaths per year from drunk driving than axe murders.

Seriously though... I agree with you... there are all kinds of potential problems with this.
 

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I thought it was illegal to blow and drive! :lol:
no..no..no.... you can get a blow and drive... :p

seriously this isnt the solution to drunk driving, people has to be more responsible.
 

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Man that is stupid. Oh and NM dealers will be pissed, since everyone will just go to other states to buy their cars where it is not required - I wouldn't think it possible to force you to pay for the installation of this part.

Oh and the rolling starts are even more stupid.

I hate how our country is so g-damned puritan that we cant have a few beers with dinner, which is COMPLETELY different from getting drunk, but not in the minds of the lawmakers. 0.08 BAC is too low to indicate someone who is not in control.
 

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I heard about this movement from MADD on the radio about wanting to ban gas stations from selling alcohol...I don't even know where to begin with that one... :weirdo: :crazy:

/karl
 

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I heard about this movement from MADD on the radio about wanting to ban gas stations from selling alcohol...I don't even know where to begin with that one... :weirdo: :crazy:

/karl
DAMM to the rescue!


 

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I think it makes sense if you already have a DWI or DUI conviction, but otherwise... :crazy:

Andy
so if the DUI guy is now the one being attacked by the axe murderer? doesn't he also deserve to be able to get in the car, drive away NOW and be as safe as the rest of us? ;)

this 'wait 30 seconds' bit seems broken, in design. if that's the best they could come up with, they should do nothing at all.
 

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Because...uhhh... That's safe

I think my favorite part of the article is that the vehicle will also do "rolling" tests whereby you have to blow into a nozzle while driving.

:crazy:

Because we don't already have enough distractions on the road, it would be a good idea to force a driver to have to blow into a breathalyzer while driving.

This idea is so stupid its kind of offensive.

I understand the worry with drunk drivers, but I can't imagine that this is at all a safe or effective solution.
 

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linux-works said:
some axe wielding maniac is attacking you. quick, in your car and get away!

but hang on. you still have to AUTHORIZE yourself to drive. here, blow into this....

you can't? you say your head was cut off by that axe guy, at 2am, when you got into your car?
hmm sounds like the logical anti-fascist, anti-guncontrol argument? doesn't it?

b...but wait mr savage rapist....I need to find the key to my trigger lock..

dohhhh!!!!
 
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