AvMap, Peugeot Team Up For Breathalyzer-Equipped GPS

We're not sure if this is a testament to French drivers or just Peugeot owners in general, but AvMap has announced a partnership with Peugeot for a breathalyzer-equipped GPS navigation unit called the Geosat 6 Drive Safety. The unit will be an available option for the Peugeot 107 Sweet Years. The driver simply blows… » 6/05/08 5:00pm 6/05/08 5:00pm

Lindsay Lohan Poster Girl For Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks

You know you've made it as a hard partying celeb when yours face is chosen by paranoid delusional persons as that of drunk driving goddess incarnate. Lindsay Lohan is just so lucky. Her 2007 DUI mugshot is featured prominently as the example of those kinds of people who need an in-car breathalyzer ignition interlock,… » 5/05/08 5:00pm 5/05/08 5:00pm

Hold the Sake! Japanese Automakers Working On Booze Lockouts

Toyota and Nissan are both accelerating development of lockouts that would make it difficult or impossible for a tippler to travel. Nissan's contemplating a very long PIN code that would be hard for a drunk to operate, while Toyota's playing with breathalyzer technology. The effort follows a rash of media coverage in… » 9/15/06 3:00pm 9/15/06 3:00pm