Buick SKYLARK 1995 Owner Manual

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it‘s the amount of alcohol that counts. For eita mple. ii' the same person drank three don hie martinis {3 ounces or 90 ml of liquor each) within an hour. me person‘s EAC would be close to {112 percent. A. person who consumes food jusl before or during drinking will have :1 somewhat lower EAC level.

There is a gender difference. tee. Women generallyr have a lower relative percentage of body water than men. Since alcohol is carried in body water. this means that a woman generally will reach a higher ISAC level than a

man of her same bod}f weighl when each has the same number of drinks.

The law in many US. states sch-t the legal limit ata BAC of ll. [0 percent. In a growing number of U3. states. and throughout Canada. lhe limit is DEE“. percent. In some other countries it’s even lower. The BAC limit for all commercial drivers in the [5.3. is {1.04 percent.

The EAC will be over ll. ll] percent after three to six drinks {in one hour}. Elf course, as we’ve seen. il depends on how much alcohol is in the drinks. and how quickig.r the person drinks them.

But the ability to drive is affected well below a. ISAC of {L l Il'JI percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many people are impaired at a BAC approaching nos percent, and that the effects are worse at night. All drivers are impaired at RAE levels above llllfi pareent. Statistics show that the chance of being in a collision increases sharply for drivers who have a BAC of

{LUIS percent or above. A driver with a BAC level of {1.06 percent has doubled his or her chance of having a collision. At a BAC level of l}. lfl percent. the chance of this driver having a collision is twelve times greater; at u level of (H5 percent. the chums: is twenlyu live times greater!

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