9 Blog Posts From the BAC Tag


War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Presumptive vs. Actual Impairment

Presumptive vs. Actual Impairment

Yesterday, my buddy got into an accident. An actual accident — because it was one he could not have avoided. A minivan pulled out in front of him, struck his Jeep — which spun several times before ending up in a ditch. My buddy is largely unhurt — except for his heart. Because his Jeep, […]

Scotland’s Lower Alcohol Limit a Failure

Scotland’s Lower Alcohol Limit a Failure

From our friends across the pond, the Alliance of British Drivers Scotland’s alcohol limit reduction failure shows the focus needs to be on serious drink drivers, not the responsible. Britain does have a serious drink drive problem. A small minority continue to drink way in excess of the current 80mg English and Welsh limit and […]

Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: NMA E-Newsletter #519

Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: NMA E-Newsletter #519

This is a story about my twenty-year-old son. To some readers this may be an article that smacks of stupidity and privilege. It may be that both are true but the real point is how hopelessly out of whack law enforcement and related penalties are with the real world. On a Saturday night John exited […]

Ridesharing Services May be Reason for Decline in California DUI Arrests

Ridesharing Services May be Reason for Decline in California DUI Arrests

Arrests for drunk driving in many of California’s major cities dropped in 2016 when compared with the year before. Observations by local law enforcement and data from ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber show that these services may be the reason why. According to a study done by the University of California and the […]