Senator Discusses new DWI legislation and senate efforts to create jobs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-NM, today discussed new bipartisan legislation to prevent drunken driving crashes. He also talked about a new Senate proposal to create jobs and support small businesses. To listen to the audio, click here.

Below is a time key of Senator Udall’s remarks:

00:00 – Udall opens the conversation by discussing his plans to introduce the ROADS Safe Act, which would provide annual funding to explore the feasibility and potential benefits of using in-vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving. He also talked about efforts in the Senate to create new jobs.

02:21 – Discusses New Mexico’s efforts to combat drunk driving. Says New Mexico has made great progress in reducing the number of DWI related accidents, but underscores that more work must be done to address this problem.

05:49 – Expresses concern over Iran’s announcement Tuesday to increase uranium production.