TITLE

Toyota tries breathalzer on trucks

AUTHOR(S)
Greimel, Hans
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Automotive News;9/7/2009, Vol. 84 Issue 6376, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Toyota Motor Corp. has started testing of a breathalyzer that is mounted on the instrument panel and locks a truck's ignition if it detects the driver has had too much to drink. The road tests involve 30 commercial vehicles. Bunji Atsumi, the engineer who worked for two years to develop the system's alcohol sensors said that they are always interested in reducing accidents.
ACCESSION #
44562743

 

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