Drinking and Driving-Blood Alcohol Concentration
Program Type: Policy - An ordinance, resolution, or law passed by a community that produces positive results.
These are laws that lower the blood alcohol concentration at which it is illegal to drive a motor vehicle from 0.10 g/dL to 0.08 g/dL (0.08%). This intervention is effective in reducing fatal, alcohol-related crashes and is strongly recommended based on scientific evidence.
Adolescents, Adults, Elderly
Excessive Alcohol Consumption , Injury Prevention
Alcohol/substance abuse prevention
Site or Location Name: Blood Alcohol Concentration Laws (methodology/policy)