It all depends on your point of view. And it’s not a simple, one-dimensional issue.
Florida House Bill HB 7005 would create an alternative to DUI Interlock
devices. Instead, or in addition, a judge could require that drivers convicted
of DUI submit to twice-daily breath tests, random urinalysis, or continuous
monitoring devices, drug patches, etc. This approach has come to be termed
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has been studying
the comparative effectiveness of this option for over five years. The
focus is on better outcomes for repeat offenders, the goal being “not
South Dakota and Montana have been the states pioneering this abstinence
approach. A pilot-run begins in nine Central Florida counties, in May.
(Original story from CBS Miami.)