DUI and Impairment:
Sobering Facts About Alcohol

All are equal in alcohol content:

12oz. of beer = 5oz. of wine = 1Żoz. of 80░ liquor

Drink Responsibly


Know your limits.

Chart for responsible people who may sometimes drive after drinking!

Approximate Blood Alcohol Percentage (One Hour Period)
Drinks Body Weight In Pounds  
100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240
1 .04 .03 .03 .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 Potentially Dangerous
2 .08 .06 .05 .05 .04 .04 .03 .03
3 .11 .09 .08 .07 .06 .06 .05 .05
4 .15 .12 .11 .09 .08 .08 .07 .06
5 .19 .16 .13 .12 .11 .09 .09 .08 Definitely Forbidden
6 .23 .19 .16 .14 .13 .11 .10 .09
7 .26 .22 .19 .16 .15 .13 .12 .11
8 .30 .25 .21 .19 .17 .15 .14 .13
9 .34 .28 .24 .21 .19 .17 .15 .14
10 .38 .31 .27 .23 .21 .19 .17 .16

Subtract .01% for each 40 minutes of drinking.  One drink is 1½oz. of 80 proof liquor, 12oz. of beer, or 5oz. of table wine.  See T.23, Ch. 13: Drunken Driving for the Vermont Statutes concerning drunken driving.

Surest policy is... Don't Drive After Drinking!

 


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