Arizona: knucklehead legislator makes move to ease DWI law for 1st offender; critics say its the wrong direction and will put lives at risk

An Arizona lawmaker who helped pass one of the nation’s toughest DUI laws is now pushing for changes that critics say would defang it and put lives at risk. The bill introduced by Republican state Sen. Linda Gray would cut from one year to six months the amount of time a DUI interlock device must be used by first-time offenders in Arizona. The interlock device — basically, a breathalyzer attached to the starter of a vehicle — prevents motorists with a blood alcohol level higher than .08 percent, from turning on their engine….MORE

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