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Lujan’s DWI prevention measures included in Biden infrastructure bill

U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Eddy County DWI Program welcomed legislation in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act designed to reduce crashes and deaths from drunk and impaired drivers.

President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Nov. 15, which included language from the Lujan-sponsored Reduced Driving for Everyone (RIDE) Act.

Lujan and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) crafted the legislation promoting research and development of advanced drunk and impaired driving technology and required auto manufacturers to implement the technology in future car model years, per a press release from Lujan’s office.

Lujan, a victim, and survivor of a drunk driving accident welcomed the legislation.

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