Nationwide: study says just a ‘trace’ of booze can lead to a deadly crash….

From ABC News
Everybody knows drunk drivers are killers. But here’s a startling finding by researchers at the University of California, San Diego:
Even a trace of alcohol, just enough to give a driver a “buzz,” greatly increases the chances that the driver will be involved in an accident causing serious injuries and fatalities.
So how much is a trace? Anyone driving in the United States with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent is violating the law and considered drunk enough to be dangerous. But this study of nearly 1.5 million fatal accidents indicates that even .01 percent blood alcohol concentration is enough to increase the odds of a deadly accident. For many adults, that’s less than half a beer. ….MORE

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