quote: I think that a lot of people get a DWI due to youth and/or carelessness. They think it can't happen to them. Usually after they get nabbed once they're cautious for the rest of their lives.
quote: One stupid mistake and people will not be able to drive for years and because most first time offenders are young and just starting out they may never financially recover.
quote: A recent study by the National Transportation Safety Board on wrong-way driving crashes cited alcohol-impaired driving as the leading cause of collisions. As a result of the study, the NTSB is now recommending that all first-time offender DWI drivers be required to have an ignition interlock installed on their vehicle.
quote: I think to specifically target first time offenders is wrong, it should be the repetitive offenders, the 10th time before the courts people, the people that are actually criminals
quote: A recent study by the National Transportation Safety Board on wrong-way driving crashes cited alcohol-impaired driving as the leading cause of collisions.
quote: I don't condone drinking and driving in any way, but not everyone with a DUI is a careless monster trying to kill others around them.
quote: An interesting thing to note is that 15% of wrong way collisions are caused by people aged over 70, so I feel we should take away peoples licences when they get old too.
quote: yet the ones who are irresponsible and do it on a regular basis