Latest National Transportation Safety Board Stories

2013-06-19 23:02:37

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., weighs in on the National Transportation Safety Board recommendation to drop the blood alcohol content level that constitutes drunken driving. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently recommended that all states join together and lower the legal limit for drivers´ blood alcohol content (BAC) from 0.08 to 0.05. If New Jersey accepts this recommendation to lower the BAC legal limit, a...

Designated Drivers Not Always Sober
2013-06-10 15:16:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online About 35 percent of designated drivers leave the bar with some alcohol in their bloodstream, according to a new study from the University of Florida. Of those found drinking in the study, about half had blood alcohol content (BAC) level above .05 — the threshold recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in May. "If you look at how people choose their designated drivers, oftentimes they're chosen by who is...

2013-05-28 23:28:56

RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine remarks on the collapse of a Washington bridge as a result of a Vancouver trucker colliding with its support beams, and petitions the NTSB to review older bridges and other road structures for architectural soundness Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine today issued their observations regarding the Washington state bridge that collapsed on Friday after a truck struck at least one of the...

2013-05-20 23:04:03

Auto Accident Attorney Jason Waechter discusses the NTSB's proposed changes to the legal blood-alcohol limit for all drivers in the United States. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended the blood-alcohol content (BAC) to be reduced from 0.08 to 0.05. According to a NTSB press release, research “showed that although impairment begins with the first drink, by 0.05 BAC, most drivers experience a decline in...

2013-05-17 23:03:36

According to the Los Angeles Times, the National Transportation Safety Board has requested that the government use incentives to convince states to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers. MacGregor Collins DUI attorneys believe that decreasing driver´s allowable BAC levels may create additional problems and result in unwanted side effects. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 According to the Los Angeles Times (May 14, 2013), the National Transportation...

NTSB Seeks Stricter Alcohol Limits For Drivers
2013-05-15 09:59:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) panel recommended on Tuesday that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) by more than one-third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent, in an attempt to lessen the nearly 10,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths each year. "Most Americans think that we've solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it's still a national...

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