Zero Tolerance: any trace of alcohol is a DUI for a driver under the age of 21.
Zero Tolerance: any trace of alcohol is a DUI for a driver under the age of 21. (BAC =.01%)
What are the factors that determine BAC? Amount you drink Time consumed Body weight Gender
What is the best way to lower your BAC? Only time will lower your BAC. The liver oxidizes alcohol at a rate of.015% / hour. (BAC)
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DUI (under 21) BAC.01% or higher Driving License Suspension (DLS) 30-90 days Participate in intoxicated driver resource center or other alcohol education highway safety program 15- 30 days COMMUNITY SERVICE
DUI (21 or older) BAC.08% <.10% Fine $250-$400 Driving License Suspension (DLS) 3 mo. Jail up to 30 days 12-48 hours IDRC (Intoxicated Driver Resource Center) $230 Fee/day IDRC $100 Drunk Driving Fund $100 Alcohol Education, Rehab, and Enforcement Fund $1,000 annual surcharge for 3 years $75 Safe Neighborhood Service Fund
How much is too much?? BAC Risk of Crash.05%Doubled (2 X).10%6 X.15%25 X
1 ½ oz. gin = 12 oz. beer = 5 oz. wine It’s not what you drink…but how many drinks you have.
The greatest number of people arrested on DUI had been drinking ????? Beer.
The best way to reduce the risk of an accident is not to drink and drive!
“Designated drivers are the life of the party.”
Ways to reduce risk: If you are going to drive, don’t drink. Use a designated driver (DD). “Designated drivers are the life of the party.” Call a cab. Have guests stay over.
If a person gets drunk in your home and has an accident, you may be involved in a lawsuit.
Other Drugs that effect Driving: Illegal drugs Common drugs such as antihistamines, cold remedies, pain relievers, mood-changing drugs. –Read labels –Do not mix drugs & alcohol –Check with doctor about side effects
Marijuana can affect concentration, perception and reaction time up to 24 hours after it is smoked.
Habitual Offender 3 DLS 3 DLS in 3 years in 3 years for up to an additional for up to an additional 3 year suspension.
Impairment: Physical and / or mental conditions that can reduce the ability to drive.
Intoxication: The state of a person who has drunk too much alcohol.
Rehabilitation Program: A program designed to help you avoid repeated offenses after a DUI conviction.