City police issue two DUIs on Saturday

Moab City police cited two drivers on Saturday with driving while intoxicated and driving with open containers of alcohol.

In one case, a citizen told officers on bicycles about an intoxicated driver, and the biking officers pulled over the suspect after a failure to signal a lane change. In that case, police found that the driver reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.194.

In the other case that evening, the driver tested at a BAC of 0.154. The driver was also cited for unsafe lane travel.

According to medical experts, serious impairment of motor control, blurred vision and major loss of balance take effect at a BAC of 0.13. In Utah, persons are legally considered intoxicated at a BAC of 0.05.