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Regulators Attempt to Lower DUI Deaths by Lowering Drunk Driving BAC Limit - MacGregor & Collins, LLP
Date:5/17/2013

Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 17, 2013

According to the Los Angeles Times (May 14, 2013), the National Transportation Safety Board has requested that the government use incentives to convince states to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers. MacGregor Collins DUI attorneys believe that decreasing driver’s allowable BAC levels may create additional problems and result in unwanted side effects.
Currently, every state has adopted laws enforcing a 0.08 percent BAC level maximum for all drivers 21-years-old and older. Representatives from the NTSB believe that a 0.07 BAC level can be enough to impair a person’s ability to drive and recommend lowering the allowable BAC level from 0.08 to 0.05 percent.

Substantial evidence supports claims that alcohol affects a person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle, but there has been conflicting evidence as to whether or not a 0.05 to 0.07 percent BAC level is enough to contribute to motor vehicle collisions. Deborah Hersman, NTSB Chairwoman, believes that those who have a 0.05 percent BAC level are impaired and create significant risks for drivers, pedestrians, and others near the roadway.

“Most Americans think that we’ve solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it’s still a national epidemic. Research shows that drivers with a blood alcohol content above 0.05 percent are impaired and at a significantly greater risk of being involved in a crash were someone is killed or injured,” said Chairwoman Hersman to the Los Angeles Times.

Although several groups are supporting the NTSB’s recommendation, there are others who feel that the change would be ineffective or counter-productive. Randy Collins, Orange County DUI lawyer, has represented several Califo
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