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Drinking and Driving is dangerous to yourself and others around you. Alcohol is a
depressant; it impairs your ability to drive, slows down your reaction time and causes you
to make some risky decisions that you wouldn’t normally take. The penalty for Drinking
and Driving is driving Under the Influence (DUI). If your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
registers over .08, which is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood, you are
After having one drink it takes approximately one hour for your body to burn off
the alcohol. You can’t depend on yourself to be able to drive after an hour because
everyone processes alcohol differently and you might even feel the effects long after
you’ve been drinking. Your BAC is based on; your bodyweight, how much you have had
to drink, the amount of food you may have eaten before drinking, the length of time over
which you have had alcohol, and the speed at which your own body processes alcohol
(once again, everyone’s is different).
There is no way to make your body burn alcohol faster, eating food, drinking
coffee, exercising, or taking a cold shower may make you feel better but they have no
effect on your rate that alcohol is processed. The following drinks all contain about .5 oz
of alcohol; 12 oz of beer, 4 oz of wine, 1 oz of 80 proof liquors.
If you are under 21 in California it is also illegal to purchase alcohol or transport
alcohol unless accompanied by someone of the age 21 or over. It is also illegal to drive
with an open container of alcohol regardless of the age. Of course the penalty would be
more severe if the driver is under 21.The penalty for Driving Under the influence can be
any combination of the following; prison sentence, fine or license suspension. The
penalties can be altered depending on how much you’ve been drinking, past history of
drinking and driving, the amount of time between your past Driving Under…


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