KSBY6 - Bill proposes lowering legal BAC driving limit to .05 percent

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In 2018, the California Highway Patrol reports a total of 440 DUIs in the San Luis Obispo area. Across the nation, someone is killed every 49 minutes in a drunk driving accident.

In an effort to bring those numbers down to zero, California is considering adopting the nation’s strictest drunk driving limit, lowering the legal limit from .08 percent to .05 percent. Commercial drivers already have a .04 percent standard.

Assembly Bill 1713, also known as Liam’s Law, was proposed after a 15-month-old boy named Liam was killed by a drunk driver.

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