Vancouver law cuts drunken-driving deaths in half

Aired: 1/5/2014 | 0:06:19 | Clip
Correspondent William Brangham reports on recent changes to 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.

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