Jailing drink-drivers won't save New Zealanders' lives - Roger Brooking

There are calls for a radical change to the way we deal with repeat drink-drivers following the publicity around the case of Gavin Hawthorn, a recidivist drink-driver.

He's the man who was given home detention and community service despite the fact he's killed four people on the roads and racked up 12 drink driving convictions.

The Drink Driving Intervention Trust says law changes need to happen if we're going to save lives on the road.

Roger Brooking joined The AM Show on Monday to discuss why these drink-drivers need treatment, not punishment.

Watch the video.