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DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) Slows your reaction time Affects your vision Make you overconfident and unable to concentrate Make more mistakes Can be arrested even if you are below the level of legal intoxication
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) amount of alcohol in your system based on a test of your breath, blood or urine. Illegal to drive if your BAC is.08 percent or greater You can be convicted if your driving ability is impaired.
BAC is Affected by… The amount you drink Your body weight or size Food you have eaten Your tolerance of alcohol Any drugs
Other Drugs prescription and nonprescription drugs impair safe driving It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle on Illinois highways with any trace of a controlled drug, substance, cannabis (marijuana) or intoxicating compounds in your blood.
DUI Laws If convicted of DUI a violent crime will permanently remain on your driving record Implied Consent Law: automatically consent to submit to certain tests Statutory Summary Suspension Law: arrested for BAC.08 or more = suspended for 3-6 months. If you refuse test = suspended for 6 months to 1 year.
DUI Conviction 1st DUI conviction = loss of license for min. 1 yr. 2 nd DUI (within 20 years ) = No license for min. of 5 yrs. 3 rd DUI is a Class 2 Felony = No license for min.10 yrs 4 th DUI = No license for LIFE
Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) First-time DUI offender BAIID installed and are responsible for all costs. Apply for a Restricted Driving Permit (RDP) 5am -9pm
Aggravated DUI Death or personal injury crash Class 4 felony 1-15 years Jail (depending on how many offenses)
Practice 1.If arrested with a blood-alcohol content of.08 or more, an individual’s driving privileges will be suspended for at least three months. True or False 2. Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal motor vehicle accidents. True or False 3. What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body? a. Strong coffee b. Time c. Cold shower
4. If a driver is arrested and refuses to submit to testing, driving privileges will be suspended for three months. True or False 5. Drivers whose licenses have been revoked as a result of DUI must meet several requirements, including undergoing an evaluation for alcohol and drug problems and paying a reinstatement fee, to regain their licenses. True or False 6. It is illegal for persons under age 21 to drive with any trace of alcohol or drugs in their systems. True or False Practice
Crash Reports Filed regardless of fault Must be filed by the driver of a vehicle if: –death, –bodily injury –property damage of more than $1,500 If no insurance = filed for $500 or more Notify the police Report must be sent no later than 10 days after the crash
TRAFFIC CRASHES Stop in a well-lighted public place. Help any injured person. –1 st protect the person from traffic –Cover the injured person for comfort and to avoid shock. –Do not move an injured person unless there is danger. –NO first aid unless you are trained –Call 911 immediately. Use flares if available. Ask people involved for: –Names, addresses, phone numbers, driver’s license numbers and license plate numbers. Notify the nearest police station
1.Regardless of fault, a crash report must be filed by the driver of a vehicle if the crash involves death, bodily injury or property damage of more than $1,500 (or more than $500 if a vehicle is uninsured). True or False 2.Before a driver can regain driving privileges after losing them because of an unsatisfied judgment suspension resulting from failure to pay for the damages from a crash, the driver must file proof of financial responsibility with the Secretary of State’s office. True or False Practice
Bellringer #18 Explain how rain can affect your driving? Give 2 different examples. Take out the following: 1.Bellringers #16-18 2.Homework Chap. 5-8 & 11 in Rules of the Road book 3.Chapter 2 review pg. 36
Revocation: Withdrawal of driving privileges Can reapply after min. 1 yr. Suspension: Temporary loss of privileges Must pay reinstatement fee Cancellation: Termination of license or permit May reapply after terms are met Denial: On permit or license for under 18
An individual’s driving privileges may be suspended under which of the following conditions? a. Three reckless driving offenses in 12 months b. Drag racing c. Illegally transporting alcohol twice in 12 months Driving privileges may be revoked for giving false information to the Secretary of State.True or False Practice
Within how many feet is a driver required to dim the headlights before meeting another vehicle? a. 250 feet b. 400 feet c. 500 feet Headlights must be lighted from sunset to sunrise. True or False Your car must have a horn that can be heard from a distance of 200 feet. True or False Practice