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March 19, 2015 8:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In-car breathalyzers automatically prevent ignition when they detect blood-alcohol levels that exceed legal limits. Now, new research suggests that if the devices were installed in every new U.S. car, deaths linked to drunk driving would plummet by 85 percent over a 15-year period.

Installation of the "interlock" devices would also eliminate between 84 to 88 percent of nonfatal drunk driving accidents, the analysis determined.

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