15 percent of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit (image) Elsevier Share Print E-Mail Caption The number of lower blood alcohol concentration fatalities is substantial. States with more restrictive alcohol policies have reduced odds of lower blood alcohol concentration motor vehicle crashes than states with weaker policies. Credit Lira MC, et al. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2020. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.