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Publish Date: 23 Feb 2021

Policy Paper - Challenging Drink-Drive Culture: Alcohol Interlocks

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The DUP will support:

  • A review of the success fo alcohol interlock devices in companies and countries who have already implemented them to assess the effectiveness of a widescale rollout of such devices to all commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland.
  • A fesibility study into the legal and financial requirements to promote the use of alcohol interlock devices in commercial and transportation vehicles.
  • Based upon a sound evidential basis emerging from a feasibility study, legislation for the introduction of alcohol interlock devices in all coaches, buses and taxis across Northern Ireland in order to promote safer public transport and encourage greater public confidence in these forms of transport.