Media: All the domestic cars in Russia decided to equip the alcolocks

In Russia, the idea to equip the cars with a special alcolocks, locking the ignition in the detection of alcohol vapor in exhalation of the driver.

according to “Kommersant” with reference to the minutes of the meeting in the Ministry of industry, it is planned that by October 1 will see the concept of “embedding” of alcolocks. As of December 31, we will study the question of how to encourage “mass adoption” of these devices into the serial model domestic cars.

the automakers will get extra points (under current system for assessing the localization of production) for the installation of alcolocks Russian production.

to Check the quality of alcolocks will be FGUP US. Including will exclude the situation when ignition interlock device disables the engine on the go. Also be prepared to the standards of alcolocks, their installation and testing. In the future, the device will receive the status of “means of measurements”, by analogy with the breathalyzers and speed cameras. This means carrying out regular checks of such devices.

Recall from 2022 all new vehicles produced in the territory of the European Union, must be equipped with alcolocks. In Russia the idea has been discussed for years. In 2010, similar devices were placed on school buses in Tatarstan Republic and the Ivanovo region, but beyond the pilot project did not get.

At the same time until they are ready ignition interlock device cost 79 thousand rubles, there is only one company — LLC “Scientific-production firm “Meta”” (to THE breathalyzer). In General, the price of alcolocks range from 25 to 120 thousand rubles.

the experts fear that alcolocks may be inaccurate and cite the example of the breathalyzer, which can respond to the washer fluid and even perfume.