Transportation Safety:

In 2015, Congress approved the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act (Pub. L. No. 114-94), legislation reauthorizing the nation’s transportation programs.  Working on behalf of Intoximeters, Inc., the nation’s largest manufacturer of alcohol breath testing equipment, the Bockorny Group overcame opposition from the powerful Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to successfully add legislative language into the FAST Act creating parity between the ignition interlock devices and 24/7 Sobriety Programs.  This legislative change removed impediments preventing states from implementing alternative sobriety programs featuring ignition interlock devices to combat impaired driving and permitted states to receive federal grants to add 24/7 as an option to impaired driving countermeasure programs.