Letters to the Editor

April 30, 2014

Wednesday letters: Focus should be on saving lives

During the debate over Emma’s Law, one news article noted that House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford expressed concern about the reliability of the technology of ignition-interlock devices and, presumably, the inconvenience that may cause a convicted drunk driver in the operation of his or her vehicle.

During the debate over Emma’s Law, one news article noted that House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford expressed concern about the reliability of the technology of ignition-interlock devices and, presumably, the inconvenience that may cause a convicted drunk driver in the operation of his or her vehicle.

What about the “inconvenience” of losing a loved one to a drunk driver? Should the possibility of preventing that not trump the possibility of a convicted drunk driver having to walk home?

Wayland Hiott

Lexington

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