2 Cell Phones vs Drunk Driving Myth BustersCell Phones vs Drunk DrivingMythbusters test pits drunken driving against distracted driving
3 CHAPTER 18 Handling Social Pressures STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 1Alcohol and YouA. For each sentence below, circle T if the statement is true and F if it is false. Correct each false statement in the space below.1. Peer pressure can influence the way you walk and talk.True2. Alcohol is a powerful drug.3. There are ways to tell before you start drinking if it will eventually become a problem for you.False – There is no way to tell beforehand whether you will become a problem drinker.4. Choosing not to drink guarantees that you will not become addicted to alcohol.5. Frequent lateness and absences from school are not a sign of problem drinking.False - Frequent lateness and absences from school can be a sign of problem drinking.
4 CHAPTER 18 Handling Social Pressures STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 1 (continued)Alcohol and You6. People have no responsibility to protect themselves and others from the threat of people who drink and drive.False - People always have a responsibility to protect themselves and others from drivers who drink.7. A support group for young people who have an alcoholic friend, parent, or sibling is Alateen.True8. Alcohol abuse can cause malnutrition.B. FIND OUT MORE. Go online. Look up any information that you can find on teenage alcoholism, and write what you find below.
5 STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 2 Alcohol and Its EffectsA. Check the facts in the graph below and answer the questions. The graph is based on the effects of alcohol on a 150-pound adult male who has had four or more years of experience driving and who is an experienced drinker as well.
6 1. For how long does alcohol remain in a person’s blood? 12 hours2. Between what hours should the person in the graph not drive?Between 5 p.m. and 5 a.m.3. For approximately how long is this person legally impaired?6 hours, 45 minutes4. Between what hours is the person legally intoxicated?Between 8:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
7 5. For how long after the person stops drinking is he legally impaired? 5 1/2 hours6. What is the alcohol level at the time elimination starts?.12 percent7. How long does it take for the alcohol to be eliminated?8 hours8. Is the person legally impaired for a longer period while absorbing the alcohol or while eliminating the alcohol?Eliminating
8 Experiment: You may be drunker than you think… STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 2 (continued)Alcohol and Its EffectsB. FIND OUT MORE. Search your local newspaper for one week. Keep a list of all accidents related to alcohol, and describe one of them below.Experiment: You may be drunker than you think…
9 STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 3 Other Drugs’ Effect on Driving AbilityA. For each sentence below, circle T if the statement is true and F if it is false. Correct each false statement in the space below.1. Over-the-counter drugs are drugs that you can purchase only with a prescription.False - Over-the-counter drugs are drugs that you can purchase without a doctor’s prescription.2. Over-the-counter drugs will not interfere with your driving ability False - Some over-the-counter drugs can make you drowsy or can have other side effects.3. A depressant slows down the central nervous system.True4. Alcohol is a stimulant.False - Alcohol is a depressant.5. Stimulants can make users think that they are more alert than usual.The chemicals in marijuana can stay in your body for as long as 6 hours.The chemicals in marijuana can stay in your system for up to 6 weeks.
10 STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 3 (continued) Other Drugs’ Effect on Driving AbilityLSD is a kind of depressant.False - LSD is a kind of hallucinogen.8. Marijuana can make the user feel drowsy.TrueB. FIND OUT MORE. Collect your local newspaper for a week. Write a brief summary of any articles that you find about the problems associated with drugs and alcohol. Pay particular attention to what is happening in your community.
11 STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 4 Preventing Impaired DrivingIn the space provided below, describe each legal measure for dealing with drivers who use alcohol or drugs.Administrative License RevocationLaws that have been passed to provide immediate punishment for persons who fall or refuse a breath or blood test; punishment is usually immediate loss of driver’s license.Zero Tolerance LawsProhibit persons under age 21 from drinking at all and from operating a motor vehicle with any measurable amount of alcohol in their system punishment is usually immediate loss of drivers license.Open ContainersProhibit open containers of alcohol in a vehicle designed to get people of legal age to drink in their homes not in their vehicles.Blood Alcohol ConcentrationSets a legal measure for being under the influence; drivers can be convicted of driving under the influence regardless of how they look or act; being convicted of driving under the influence can result in jail time, fines, and loss of license.
12 SAMPLE OF SUPPORT GROUPS IN HUNTERDON COUNTY STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 18 LESSON 4 (continued)Preventing Impaired DrivingB. FIND OUT MORE. Which addiction support groups operate in your area? What services do these groups offer to the community? How might have these groups positively affected the roadway?SAMPLE OF SUPPORT GROUPS IN HUNTERDON COUNTYBelow is a partial list of groups in Hunterdon County. For meeting and contact information on any of these groups and others started more recently, call the Clearinghouse atAlcoholics Anonymous alcoholics (various locations)Al-Anon Family Groups families & friends of alcoholics (various)Narcotics Anonymous drug addicts (various)Families Anonymous families & friends of addicted (Flemington)Nar-Anon Family Group families of addicted (various)Overeaters Anonymous compulsive overeating (various)Nurse Recovery Group nurses who are addicted (meets in Flemington)
14 Look in your NJ Driver’s Manual. B.FIND OUT MORE.Look in your NJ Driver’s Manual.1.If under 21, New Jerseylaw states that you may be under the influence if your BAC is morethan:.00%, we are a zero tolerance state2.Driving while under the influence of intoxicating beverages means adriver’s _____________and_________________ are impaired by alcohol.Sense ,judgement3.The best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident is to not___________________________________.not drive at all after drinking4.If a person has been drinking, which of the following can sober them up?Time5.If a motorist has reached a BAC of .15%, the risk of causing a motor vehicle accident is___________ times as great.25%6.Altering a driver’s license, or showing an altered driver’s license, may result in a suspension, and______________________________________________.A fine , and up to six months imprisonment.7.8.Refusal of a breath test in NJ is equal to driving with a BAC of .10% and a MV insurancesurcharge of $1000 per year for ____________________________.3 years9.A 5 ounce glass of wine (12%) contains the same amount of alcohol as a-__________________________________________________.A 12 ounce bottle or can of beer.
15 9. .A 5 ounce glass of wine (12%) contains the same amount of alcohol as a-__________________________________________________.A 12 ounce bottle or can of beer.10.Whether your blood alcohol content (BAC) risesabove legal limits depends on______________________, _________________, and ___________________.theamount you drink, your weight, and the time you take to drink11.After two to four drinks, alcohol begins to impair your: reaction time, ______________, and______________________.Coordination and balance, and judgement.12.What would happen if you appliedfor a driver’s license illegally?License suspension, fine of $200 to $500 and/or imprisonment.13.If a motorist has reached a BAC of slightly above .05%, the risk of causing a motor vehicleaccident is ____________.Double14.If under 21, New Jersey law states that you may be under the influence if you BAC is_______________Anything over .00%, NJ is zero tolerance especially if under the age of 21 years old15.Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are ______________, _________________, and____________________.Cold pills, tranquilizers, and some prescription medications.
16 16.If a motorist has reached a BAC of .10%, the risk of causing a motor vehicle accident is__________ times as great.6 times17.New Jersey’s Implied Consent Law means, that by simply using NJ roads, motorists haveagreed to a__________ ________________.Breath test18.The best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident is to not________________________________________.Drive at all after drinking19.What following convictions will result in anInsurance Surcharge: (hint: there are 3)Driving unlicensed or suspended, DUI of liquor/Drugs and/or Refusal to take a Breathlyzer Test,No liability insurance on a motor vehicle20.Whether your blood alcohol content (BAC) rises above legal limits depends on : the amountyour drink, _______________________, and ______________________.Yourweight, and the time you take to drink