Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit

Inno-admin/ December 11, 2018/ drinking and driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, DUI law, legal BAC, legal limit, Legislation & Public Policy

Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit Utah will soon be the strictest state in the nation when it comes to DUI law. On December 30, 2018, the legal driving blood alcohol limit will be lowered from .08 to .05, making Utah the first state in the U.S. to officially put the law in place. Will Stricter Standards Reduce Drunk Driving? A

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Ignition Interlocks for Motorcycles: Does It Make Sense?

Inno-admin/ October 24, 2017/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, dui, ignition interlock, ignition interlock study, legal BAC, Monitoring & Technology, Motorcycles, NHTSA

Ignition Interlocks for Motorcycles: Does It Make Sense? Last May, a study headed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posed an interesting question: does it make sense to apply ignition interlocks to motorcycles? Examining data from 2011, NHTSA found that motorcycle fatalities “increased from 3,270 deaths in 2002 to 4,612 deaths in 2011.” Of those fatal crashes, 30 percent

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Three States May Reduce BAC Limit for Drunk Driving

Inno-admin/ March 7, 2017/ drunk driving, drunk driving deaths, drunk driving limit, dui, dui tactics, First-time DUI Offenders, ignition interlock, impaired driving, legal BAC, Legislation & Public Policy, NTSB

The current BAC limit for drivers in all 50 states is 0.08, but if some lawmakers get their way, that could soon change. Since 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has called on states to reduce the legal BAC for drivers from 0.08 to 0.05. The agency notes that research shows the risk of a fatal crash more than

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