The Legal Limit Martin Clark
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
The legal drink drive limit cannot be safely converted into a certain number of units, as it depends on a number of factors such as gender, body mass and how quickly your body absorbs alcohol. In Tennessee, a DUI is defined as driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over the legal limit of 0.08%. One of the main causes of road-related fatality in the province of Quebec, driving under the influence is not just risky, it's deadly: of the total number of drivers who died on the road, roughly one-third had blood alcohol concentration levels abovethe legal limit. Drunk driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle while the operator's ability to do so impaired as a result of alcohol consumption, or with a blood alcohol level in excess of the legal limit. As a rule of thumb, two pints of regular- strength lager or two small glasses of wine would put you over the limit. The intervention by Hunt reignited hostilities over one of the most polarising issues in politics on the eve of the Conservative party conference. It is a crime for a driver to have a bodily alcohol content ( BAC) of .08 or greater if over age 21 or .02 or greater if under 21. However, depending on the circumstances of your offense, you may receive DUI penalties with BAC of less than the legal limit. In addition, Michigan has a high-BAC law with enhanced penalties for anyone caught driving with a BAC of .17 or higher. In Michigan, the legal blood alcohol (BAC) limit for drunk driving is .08%, although you may still be convicted of drunk driving if your BAC is below this. For drivers 21 years or older, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher is illegal. The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has said that he backs halving the legal timelimit for women to have abortions, from 24 weeks to 12.