The amount of BAC, or blood alcohol content, to determine a drunk driver may drop from 0.08 to 0.05. A stricter standard is being recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board in Washington, D.C.
The NTSB advises that all 50 states reduce the level to 0.05 in order to help reduce the slaughter on America’s roads and highways due to drunk drivers, who kill around 10,000 Americans each year.
The NTSB believes reducing the BAC rate to 0.05 could save 500 to 800 lives per year. Read more »