New law requires ignition locks for DUIs

The bill requires anyone convicted of a DUI to install an ignition-lock system. (6/18/14)

HARTFORD - Gov. Dannel Malloy signed new rules into law yesterday for people convicted of drunken driving.

The bill requires anyone convicted of a DUI to install an ignition-lock system that will only start the car if the driver passes a Breathalyzer test.

It also cuts license suspensions for convictions from 90 days to 45 days.

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The new rules take effect July 1.

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