Here are the different BAC and what it can mean for a regular person.
.01 – .03 – With this BAC, there are no apparent effects on a person. You may feel a slight alteration in your mood.
.04 – .06 – At this point, you may be feeling more relaxed than usual. Inhibitions may loosen and there could be minor impairment of reasoning and memory.
.07 – .09 – Speech, balance, vision, and control are all affected. It is illegal to be behind a car or bike at this level onwards.
.10 – .12 – Your speech will be slurry at this point and there is a significant loss of motor coordination and judgment.
.13 – .15 – Major loss of balance is seen. Dysphoria or a sense of anxiety and major restlessness sets in. Blurred vision as well as gross impairment of motor control is also felt.
.16 – .24 – You are categorized as a visibly drunk. Nausea may appear.
.25 – .34 – You are already severely intoxicated at this point. You will not be able to walk by yourself and there will be mental confusion. Vomiting may also be present.
.35 – .40 – Loss of consciousness starts.
.41 and up – The likelihood of death due to respiratory failure is significant. The onset of a coma can also occur.
Drinking alcohol is not a bad thing unless you are driving. Never drink and drive. If you do want to drink and make it a happy session, remember to drink slowly, drink less, and to keep your blood alcohol content lower than the legal limit. This ensures your safety and the lives of others.
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