Could alcohol interlocks be fitted to all Australian vehicles?

Australia’s peak road safety body has called for alcohol interlocks to be fitted to every vehicle in Australia, requiring all drivers to sit a breath test each time they turn the ignition, to dramatically cut the high rate of alcohol-related road deaths.

The aggressive strategy for tackling alcohol-related road deaths and injuries has been put forward by AustRoads (which includes VicRoads and NSW Roads and Maritime Services) in a report that found that the rate of alcohol-related road deaths in Australia far outstrips global averages.

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