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School bus ignition interlocks too extreme a response for drivers' DWI

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After four accidents on Long Island in six months in which school bus drivers allegedly drove drunk, Sen. Charles Fuschillo, R-Merrick, has signed on as co-sponsor of a bill that would make ignition interlocks standard equipment on school buses by 2015. While such a move would indeed ensure the sobriety of bus drivers, it seems like an overreaction. Certainly there are more cost-effective ways of dealing with a problem that, while alarming, hardly seems that ...

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May 8, 2013
2:41 p.m.

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How does this politican expect the already stretched school budgets of this state to comply. Here is an idea, lets take it out of our politicians pension funds. This is just another example of the knee jerk reactions of our NYS politicians.