Monitoring & Technology

Blog articles on Sobering Up that highlight how electronic monitoring and technology are helping communities and courts tackle drunk driving and alcohol crime.

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New Colorado SB22-055 Requires Continuous Alcohol Monitoring for Repeat DUI Offenders

Beginning in January 2023, Colorado SB22-055 will require at least 90 days of continuous alcohol monitoring for those...

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National Recovery Month 2020: Celebrating Connections

The theme for National Recovery Month 2020 was Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections. For the National...

Blurry Highway Drunk Driving at Night
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GHSA Releases Report on Combating Threat of High-Risk Impaired Drivers

This week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in partnership with Responsibility.org released a report, High-Risk Impaired Drivers:...

Car on side of the road
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Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

With more than 10,000 lives and $44 billion lost as a result of drunk driving each year, private...

English Pub
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UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes

According to a recent bulletin from the Office for National Statistics, about 29.2 million adults in England drank...

Close Up of an Alcohol Monitoring Microchip
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When It Comes to Alcohol Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Are James Bond-type alcohol monitoring microchips the next wave of monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California...

Target 25 Logo
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Judge John S. Kennedy Leaves Behind a Legacy in York County, PA

After serving 22 years on the bench, the Honorable John S. Kennedy has called it a career. Though...

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New Kentucky Program Seeks to Curb Repeat DUI Offenses

Since 2011, Jefferson County—home of Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city—has averaged 4,260 DUI charges annually. In 2016 alone, Jefferson...

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Ignition Interlocks for Motorcycles: Does It Make Sense?

Last May, a study headed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posed an interesting question: does it...

Driving violations increased on nine of the last 11 Super Bowl Sundays
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Drinking, drunk driving spike on Super Bowl Sunday

The most dangerous place during the Super Bowl likely won’t be out on the field—it will be out...