British Columbia Drunk Driving Deaths Cut Nearly in Half

Aired: 9/13/2013 | 0:06:19 | Clip
Correspondent William Brangham reports on recent changes to drunk-driving laws in British Columbia that have led to a dramatic decrease (roughly 50%) in alcohol-related fatalities over the past two years. BC officials ramped up penalties on drivers who tested at a much lower blood alcohol level (.05, as opposed to the current .08 legal standard) and authorized police to immediately impound cars.