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Built-In Car Breathalyzers Have Been a Good Idea for Years. They’re Still Not Ready.
Last week, the Department of Transportation presented research into two built-in blood alcohol content sensors for cars. Ten thousand people ... a driver’s blood alcohol content is over 0.8 percent, t... read more
Coming soon: New car tech that won’t let your car start if you’re drunk
In most of the developed world, both roads and cars are getting safer and safer. In the US, driving-related deaths were down ... sensor, either on the ignition button or gear shift, that can scan your ... read more
Drunk driving can make holiday season deadly
Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve, as many as 900 people nationwide could ... Alcohol Detection System for Safety. The system has in-car sensors that measure blood alcohol levels by breath or to... read more
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NTSB calls for lowering blood alcohol limit, but is that the answer?
But is lowering the legal blood alcohol content limit that something ... bolstering existing drunken driving laws and technology that will make it so people can’t even start their cars if they’re lega... read more
Alcohol in blood damning piece of proof
MUMBAI: Janhavi Gadkar’s blood ... limit, seems to be the most damning piece of evidence against the lawyer who had to be extricated from the car crash site early on Tuesday, say criminal and forensic ... read more
Highway Safety Board Recommends Reducing Blood Alcohol Driving Limit
It’s three glasses of beer over ninety minutes instead of four. And for the average women, it would be two glasses of beer or wine, instead of three. “To make ... blood alcohol below the current legal ... read more
Study Suggests Lowering Legal Blood Alcohol Level to .05 in All States
WASHINGTON — A new report suggests lowering the legal ... says. Blood alcohol content concentration depends on a number of factors, like the person’s weight, gender, and how recently they’ve eaten. Fo... read more
Board pushes to lower legal limit to fight drunk driving
“If we don’t tackle alcohol-impaired driving now, when will we find the will to do so?” Under current law, a 180-pound male typically will hit the 0.08 threshold after four drinks over an hour, accord... read more
What's in a blood alcohol level?
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended the legal limit for driving drunk be ... A person may need medical attention with a blood-alcohol level under 0.2. Vital functions may s... read more
Real and imagined solutions to distracted driving
Now, you can update your Twitter or Facebook status while speeding down the highway ... to ensure drivers do not start their cars while under the legal BAC limit only to have their alcohol levels rise ... read more
Autonomous Cars Can Save Drinking Culture
But autonomous cars, once fully evolved, could rid the world ... injuries and deaths; in 2013, over 10,000 fatalities involved drivers with a blood alcohol concentration above .08 grams per deciliter— ... read more
Police: WVU student’s blood-alcohol level was 0.493
A West Virginia University student who died after a fraternity drinking party last year had a blood-alcohol level more than six times the legal limit. Morgantown police ... performed and the police of... read more