Suffolk implements BAT mobile in hopes of deterring drunken drivers

Suffolk officials say the BAT mobile is coming to Suffolk roadways and it could save lives.Nassau already has the breath alcohol-testing vehicle in place. The

WOODBURY - Suffolk officials say the BAT mobile is coming to Suffolk roadways and it could save lives.

Nassau already has the breath alcohol-testing vehicle in place. The vehicle is a DWI lab on wheels.

The vehicle will allow officers to test alleged drunken drivers as soon as they are pulled over.

The bus was purchased with money that came from federal grants and assets seized from drug dealers.

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