Utah adopting .05

On Sunday, December 30 Utah becomes the first state to implement the .05 BAC level for driving under the influence. This article reports that the National Transportation Safety Board has been recommending lowering the legal limit from .08 to .05 since 2013, and several other states have considered the change but proposed legislation did not pass. Experts are divided on whether the lower limit will have much impact on alcohol-related traffic crashes.


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