A New Approach to Reducing Drunk Driving and Domestic Violence

Beau Kilmer, codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center, discusses the 24/7 Sobriety Project, which requires those arrested for or convicted of alcohol-related offenses to take twice-a-day breathalyzer tests or wear a continuous monitoring bracelet. Those who fail or skip their tests are immediately subject to modest sanctions—typically a day or two in jail.