Getting stuck in traffic can be an incredibly stressful experience, particularly if the flow of traffic is much slower than the speed limit and you are already running late for work, or an important appointment or meeting. The stress of not having control over the speed at which you travel can lead people to lash out.
Many states, including Florida, require certain people convicted of a DUI to use ignition interlock devices in their cars. These devices make drivers test their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) with a breath test before being able to start the vehicle. While many view ignition interlock devices as a great solution to drunk driving, some say they cause unforeseen problems.
In 1981, Alan Crotzer was charged and convicted of sexual battery, kidnapping, burglary, aggravated assault, robbery and attempted robbery. Victim eyewitness testimony contributed to his conviction. The Florida courts sentenced Crotzer —who pleaded not guilty —to 130 years in prison.