Previously this 12 months, I shared that Utah was taking into consideration decreasing the lawful limit for DUIs. Final week Utah has passed legislation decreasing its DUI restrict to .05 – a initial in the country. At the moment, all fifty states have a .08 cap. The evaluate is now on it’s way to the governor of Utah, who has earlier mentioned he supports this bill.
This could be a one drink for lots of persons. If other legislatures follow accommodate and go a zero tolerance driving underneath the influence statute many could not even have any alcohol and travel.
The regulation was achieved with combined reactions and some believe it will not tackle the underlying problems of traffic fatalities that require alcoholic beverages. If passed, the regulation would not take influence right until December thirty, 2018. To see far more on this story, click on listed here.
As often, I will continue to look at legislation that could affect our lawmakers in Kansas and keep you educated.