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17 October 2017 – Alcohol interlocks for drink driving offenders: what can Switzerland learn from other countries?

  • October 17, 2017

17 October 2017, 10:00 – 13:00
bfu/bpa Conference Room
Hodlerstrasse 5a, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) and the Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu/bpa) organised the Safe and Sober Talk “Alcohol interlocks for drink driving offenders: what can Switzerland learn from other countries?” on 17 October 2017.

During the Safe an Sober Talk, the use of alcohol interlocks as part of rehabilitation programmes was discussed with representatives from the Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO/ASTRA), the Road Traffic Office of the Canton of Grisons, Swiss police and civil society. Experts from Sweden and Austria furthermore presented their experiences with implementing alcohol interlock programmes.

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Welcome | Brigitte Buhmann – bfu/bpa

Tackling the drink drivers in Switzerland | Stefan Siegrist – bfu/bpa

Drink driving and alcohol interlocks in the European Union | Frank Mütze – ETSC

A Manufacturer’s Perspective | Richard Thomas – ACS

The Swedish Alcohol Interlock Program for Offenders | Pär-Ola Skarviken – Swedish Transport Agency

Alternative Probation System (APS) in Austria |  Armin Kaltenegger – KFV

The Safe and Sober project receives funding from ACS – Alcohol Countermeasure Systems.

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