Buick SKYLARK 1993 Owner Manual

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Police records show that half of all motor vehiclerrelated deaths involve alcohol a driver, a

passenger or someone elser such as a pedestrian. had been drinking. in most cases, these deaths are the result

of someone who was drinking and driving. Over 2mm motor yelucle-reiat'ed deaths occur each year because of alcohol. and thousands of people are injured.

Just how much alcohol is too much if a person plans to drive? Ideally. no one should drink alcohol and then drive. But ifone does, then what's “too much“? It can be a lot less than many might think. Although it depends on

each person and situation. here is some general information on the problem.

The Blood Alcohol Content {BAG} nt'someone who is drinking depends upon four things:

I How much alcohol is in the drink.

I The drinker's body weight.

I‘ The amount of food that is consumed belbre and during drinking.

I‘ The length of time it has taken the drin her to consume the alcohol.


according to me American Medical Association. a Hid-pound {82 kg} person who drinks three 12~otmee {355 ml} bottles of beer in an hour will end up with a BAC of about till-IS percent. The person would reach the same BAC by drinking three d—ounoe ([29 ml) giasses of wine or three mixed drinks if each had I- U2 ounces {45 ml) ofa liquor like whiskey. gin nr vodka.

It's the amount of alcohol that counts. For example. if the same person drank three double martinis (3 names or 90 ml of liquor each) within an hour, the Person's

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