2018-Report to the Nation

NEVADA

4.5 4.

STATE SNAPSHOT

WAYS TO IMPROVE

In 2017, Nevada became the 30th state to enact an all-offender interlock law.

• Make ignition interlocks available to first-time offenders upon arrest • Enact a law making child endangerment a felony • Advertise the ignition interlock law during twice yearly federally funded crackdowns on drunk driving (Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over)

NEW HAMPSHIRE

4.5 3

STATE SNAPSHOT

WAYS TO IMPROVE

New Hampshire improved its DUI law in 2014 to become the 23rd state to enact legislation to require ignition interlocks for all convicted drunk drivers. The law, which took effect in January 2016, will result in a greater reduction in drunk driving fatalities.

• Make ignition interlocks available to first-time offenders upon arrest • Enact a law making child endangerment a felony • Expedite warrants for refusing an alcohol test • Require ignition interlocks or criminalize refusing an alcohol test

NEW JERSEY

4.5 2

STATE SNAPSHOT

WAYS TO IMPROVE

New Jersey has the opportunity to stop drunk driving. Legislation to expand Ricci’s Law to include all convicted drunk drivers with BAC of .08 or greater will help save lives.

• Pass an all-offender ignition interlock law with compliance-based removal • Enact administrative license revocation • Make ignition interlocks available to first-time offenders upon arrest • Enact a law making child endangerment a felony • Expedite warrants for refusing an alcohol test

NEW MEXICO

4.5 2

STATE SNAPSHOT

WAYS TO IMPROVE

New Mexico enacted the country’s first all-offender interlock law in 2005, leading to a 25 percent reduction in drunk driving deaths. MADD applauds the recent efforts of the Governor to hold the court system and drunk drivers accountable for their actions. New Mexico remains a leader in the fight against drunk driving, but lawmakers must take continued action.

• Add compliance-based removal to existing all- offender ignition interlock law • Make ignition interlocks available to first-time offenders upon arrest • Enact a law making child endangerment a felony • Expedite warrants for suspected drunk drivers who refuse an alcohol test • Require ignition interlocks or criminalize refusing an alcohol test

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