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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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A new study commissioned by the American Beverage Institute (ABI) concluded that reducing the legal blood alcohol content standard (BAC) is not an effective means for influencing driver behavior or attitudes.
The Census Bureau reported that 11,773 car crash fatalities involved blood alcohol content of more than 0.08.
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), chairman of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, to add a provision to the Transportation Appropriations bill which would withhold federal highway funds from states that do not have a 0.08 blood alcohol content (BAC) drunk driving standard in place.
At the scene, Chu took a breathalyzer test and was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.64 mg/l, more than four times the legal limit of 0.15 mg/l, a spokesman for the precinct said.
The attorney for a Carpentersville man charged with driving under the influence in a Barrington Hills crash that killed a 5-month-old is asking a judge to throw out chemical tests showing his client had a blood alcohol content of .099, which is over the state's legal threshold of .08.
His breath sample yielded a (http://www.wistv.com/2019/03/25/deputies-sc-man-charged-with-dui-sprayed-axe-body-spray-mouth-cover-stench-alcohol/) .15 blood alcohol content which was nearly twice the legal limit for operating a vehicle in South Carolina.
Pace appeals from an order determining that his refusal to submit to a chemical test for blood alcohol content was unlawful.
The penalties for a Florida BUI, like a DUI, depend on numbers of factors, including whether the operator has prior BUI or DUI convictions or had an excessive blood alcohol content. Other factors include if they had a person under 18 years old in the vessel at the time of the offense, caused or contributed to an accident involving property damage, injury, or death.
During an alcotest later conducted, the man was found to have a blood alcohol content of 117mg.
Mr Whiteley added: "As a result of his instructions I obtained a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) report from an expert.
According to pictures gone viral on Facebook, the suspect was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.15 grams per decilitre (or 1.50 grams per litre) - three times Cambodia's legal driving limit.