New DWI law aimed at cracking down on repeat offenders
Connecticut's Driving While Intoxicate(DWI) laws got much tougher Wednesday. The new law states any driver involved in a serious or fatal accident can no longer refuse to take a sobriety test if a police officer has probable cause that driver is drunk. In the past, many drivers have refused to take blood or breathalizer tests to avoid another conviction.Also, a judge may now require that the car of an individual, who was arrested or convicted for DWI, have an interlock device on it. The device does not allow the individual to start they car if they register above .025 on the breathalyzer.