Moms Fighting Drunk Drivers With Help From DADSS

In 2006, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) joined forces with various members of the automotive industry, the government and traffic safety advocates to form a panel to encourage and support the development of new technology that would prevent drunk drivers from operating a vehicle. The panel developed the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, or DADSS, program. The DADSS program researches, develops and demonstrates non-invasive alcohol detection technology that measures a driver’s BAC (blood alcohol concentration). The technology offers the potential to prevent vehicles from being operated when a driver’s BAC is over legal limits.

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