Noah’s Law was named after Montgomery County police officer Noah A. Leotta, who died after being hit by a drunk driver. The law is a measure that will expand the use of interlock ignitions on drunk drivers.
Advocates want to restore a part of the ignition interlock bill that requires the devices for suspected drunk drivers who refuse a breathalyzer test.
The police officer was killed while on DUI patrol, and his death spurred state lawmakers to pass a tougher interlock ignition law.
Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, who was hit by man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs on Dec. 3, died from his injuries on Thursday.
The Maryland House of Delegates Judiciary Committee approved a bill to expand the use of ignition lock devices among convicted drunk drivers on March 4. Rich Leotta, father of Montgomery Police Officer Noah Leotta who was killed in ...