Buick ROADMASTER 1996 Owner Manual

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It‘s the amount of alcohol that con me. For ex ample. it the same person drank three double martinis {3 ounces or fit} ml of liquor each} within an hour. the person's BAC‘ would be close to an percent. A person who consumes food just before or during drinking will have a somewhat lower BAC' level.

There is a gender difference. too. Women generally 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 EAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has the some nuntber of drinks.

The law in many US. states sets the legal limit at a ISAC of O. ] 0 percent In a growing, nuntber of LLS. states. and throughout Canada. the limit is [H13 percent. In some other euunuies, it’s even lower. The Hill: limit for all commercial drivers in. the United States is 0.134 percent

The BAC will be over it. ill percent after three to

six drinks {in one hour]. chottrse. as we‘vc seen. it depends on how much alcohol is in the drinks. and how quickly the person drinks them.

But the ability to drive is affected well below a BM: of 0.10 percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many people are impaired at a BAC approaching

Chili percent. and that the effects are worse at night. All drivers are impaired at BAC levels above DDS percent. Statistics show that the chance ofbeing in a collision int: rennet. sharply [or drivers who have a BAIT of

([05 percent or above. A driver with a BAC level {if one percent has doubled his or her chance of having a eol]ision. At a BAC lave] DHHEI percent. the: chance of this driver having a collision i5 12 limL‘Fi greater: at a level of {1.15 percent. the chance in 25 times greater!

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