How Much/Little Can I Drink?

Effects
.04Speech Impairment
Commercial Impairment Levels
.05Legal Presumption Starts
.08Legal Definition of Under the Influence
.10Accident Curve rises to 6X’s More Likely
.1420X’s More Likely to Have Accident
.1635X’s More Likely to Have Accident
.20Stumbling
.30Vomiting, Passing Out
.40Coma
.50Coma, Death
.60Death
Rate of Absorption
60-90 Minutes All Alcohol Absorbed
Empty Stomach 50% in 15 Minutes
Full Stomach 50% in 40 Minutes
Mixed Drinks More Carbon Dioxide
Health of Stomach Lining
Small Intestines Absorb 80% of Alcohol
Stomach 20% Aborption
Males 58% Water in Blood
Females 48% Water in Blood

How much/little can I drink?

* The numbers reflect the BAC for a 160 lbs. lean man, per

8pm – 9pm – 2 drinks = 3.8/175 =.0217 = .0434

9pm – 11pm – 2 drinks = .0434 + .0434 – .03 =.0568

11pm – 1am – 3 drinks = .0651 + .0568 – .03 = .0919

Elimination

10 percent excreted by breath, sweat, and urine
90 Metabolism

Calculating Blood Alcohol Content

1. Divide 3.8 by your body weight (3.8/body weight)

2. the quotient is equivalent to one drink

3. calculate your alcohol quotient

Additional Information: Blood Alcohol Chart

BAC Chart

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