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  • Man accused of seventh DWI

    December 30, 2014 4:36 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Louisiana State Police troopers charged a Denham Springs man with seventh offense DWI after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. Troopers and Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies said they stopped 46-year-old Efremzimbalist Randle around 2 a.m. after getting a report he was driving erratically on I-10 West. ... more »
  • First-time offenders could get interlock device check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The federal government wants to mandate interlock devices for all first-time drunken drivers. The device prevents a car from starting if the driver has a detectable level of alcohol on their breath. Right now, Louisiana doesn't require the device for first-time offenders, but in Baton Rouge,... more »
  • NTSB recommends ignition locks for all DWI offenders check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The National Transportation Safety Board recommends all states require ignition interlock devices for convicted drunk drivers, including first time offenders. In the last three years, over 1,500 first time offenders in East Baton Rouge have been stopped for drunk driving. The offense is an automatic misdemeanor,... more »
  • NTSB: Require ignition locks for all drunk drivers

    December 11, 2012 10:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - A federal safety board is recommending that all states require ignition interlock devices for convicted drunk drivers, including first-time offenders. The five-member National Transportation Safety Board said the devices are currently the best available solution to reducing drunk driving deaths, which account for about a third of the... more »
  • Legislative Update

    April 19, 2010 11:11 AM

    The governor's package has moved through committee. The following bills go to House floor without amendments: HB 1231: Lose license for two years for third degree feticide. Third degree feticide includes death in any motor vehicle (boat, car, etc.) Currently, law mandates two-year suspension for manslaughter, vehicular homicide and negligent... more »

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