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US Senate bill seeks to require passive vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving

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The bill said if regulators do not finalize new safety rules within 10 years, the department must report to Congress

According to a press release on Reuters dated 3 August, a USD1 trillion infrastructure bill currently being debated in the United States Senate includes a provision directing US regulators to mandate a passive technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting vehicles, potentially averting more than 10,000 deaths each year.

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