What If We Had Utah’s 0.05 Drunk-Driving Law?
Lawmakers in Utah are not playing around.
In Illinois If your blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or higher you are legally drunk. According to The Blaze the state of Utah is cracking down even harder.
Lawmakers in Utah have approved a new bill that will go into effect at the end of 2018. The legal blood alcohol limit for drivers from 0.08 to 0.05, that makes it the lowest limit in the entire nation. So what is the reality of this, check this out.
According The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a 160-pound man would be in violation after consuming two alcoholic beverages in an hours time. So any more then two drinks and you are legally drunk.
Does this make people safer, sure. Does this seem a little too drastic, I can see that side too. There are a lot of foreign countries that already have this 0.05 in place so it's not like it's a new thing.
What if Illinois adopted this law? What if Illinois took on this idea of 0.05 being legally drunk, would you support it?