They should also consider whether other options might help deter drunk drivers, such as a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (BAIID). These block a car engine from starting if the driver fails a breath test. Many US states require drivers with a drunk-driving record to install a BAIID in their car and have seen resounding drops in drunk driving as a result.
Getting drunk drivers off the road is a priority. The Cabinet’s amendments are a good first step, but no one should be willing to let the job rest there. Lives depend on it.