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Utah could soon have the toughest DUI law in the nation.
The state Senate voted Wednesday to lower the legal blood alcohol level from .08 to .05 for drivers.
Supporters of the new legislation say it will help keep dangerous drivers off the road and prevent drunken driving accidents.
And the .05 blood alcohol content limit falls in line with what the National Transportation Safety Board recommended back in 2013.
But some experts say the proposal might not do much to make the roads safer.
A statement from the American Beverage Institute notes more than 70 percent of alcohol-related traffic fatalities are caused by drivers with a BAC of .15 or higher.
A spokesperson for Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he is "supportive" of the bill but wouldn't say whether he plans to sign it. If he does, the law will take effect Dec. 30, 2018.