NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy said technology — and speed-related technology — “could prevent the tens of thousands of people we see in the United States each year from impaired driving and speeding-related injuries.” Died in a crash.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did not immediately respond to a request for comment on its progress.
NHTSA says 32 people die every day from alcohol-related collisions — more than 11,000 a year. It reported a 5% increase in deaths in 2021.
The NTSB’s recommendation is part of its investigation into a 2021 California frontal crash that killed nine people, most of them children.