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Md. lawmakers push to expand use of alcohol detection devices in vehicles

February 11th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

 In Maryland, drivers who are convicted of drinking and driving are already required to get an ignition interlock device — a piece of technology that won’t allow a car to start if the driver is impaired. WTOP reports lawmakers in Annapolis are working to pass bills that would expand the requirement in cases where judges grant probation before judgment — a court action that keeps a conviction off the offender’s record but requires that they complete a period of probation.