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blood alcohol

The amount of alcohol in the blood expressed as a quantity per given volume of blood. Blood alcohol levels are often expressed in milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.
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The legal driving limit for blood alcohol content in New Hampshire is .
Robert Sheridan, 59, of the County of Brant, was charged with impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol content over 80 mg.
Myth: If you refuse to blow in the on-scene breathalyzer or the one at the station, they can't charge you with a DUI because they have no way of knowing your blood alcohol content.
Alco Sense says that only time can reduce blood alcohol content after drinking and that other so-called remedies such as cold showers, exercise, fresh air, vomiting, or taking tablets can be discounted.
Most states have laws that increase penalties for those caught with a very high blood alcohol content (BAC) level while driving.
For example, a 2002 study showing that drivers talking on cell phones miss more road signs and react significantly more slowly than those driving with blood alcohol content (BAC) levels of 0.
The court noted "despite the inmate's high blood alcohol content, he was functioning and coherent enough to understand directions and walk unassisted.
Prof Allsop said: "Reducing the limit from 80mg to 50mg can be expected to save about 65 lives a year or about half of those who die in accidents where the driver's blood alcohol content is within 30mg of the current limit.
These government studies also show that in 2000, 74% of fatally injured drivers had a blood alcohol content level of .
Twenty-seven states and the District of Columbia have reduced their blood alcohol content (BAG) threshold to .
08 blood alcohol content legislation into law on March 18, 2002, making Mississippi the 31st State to lower the driving-under-the-influence offense from 0.
In the face of a new law imposing a stricter national standard for drunk driving, lowering the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) to 0.