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Driving under the influence of alcohol

W. Allen Ames

Driving under the influence of alcohol

determining an optimum sanction

by W. Allen Ames

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Published by Virginia Highway Research Council in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drunk driving -- Virginia.,
  • Public opinion -- Virginia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Allen Ames and Eric G. Peters.
    ContributionsPeters, Eric G., Virginia Highway Research Council., Virginia. Highway Safety Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8079.5 .A5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 83, 14 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21632516M

      Remember that being convicted of driving under the influence can also impact your personal life in ways you might not expect. For example, you may face a loss of employment, prevention of employment in certain jobs, higher insurance rates, serious financial setbacks, personal and family embarrassments. (a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. d (b) It is unlawful for a person who has percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle. d (e) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle.

    But while alcohol or drug impairment can lead to a DUI conviction, drivers can also be convicted of driving under the influence for having a prohibited amount of drugs or alcohol in their body. A drunk or drugged driving charge based on blood alcohol concentration (BAC) or the quantity of drugs in your system is known as a “per se” : John Mccurley. Driving under the influence is defined as driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of% or more. The average BAC found in DUI arrests was%, nearly double the legal limit, but in , we saw a slight increase to an average of% BAC.

    However, DUI laws still make it illegal to drive while under the influence of marijuana. Driving under the influence of alcohol is generally prohibited, even though it may be legal to possess and consume alcohol. In the same way, driving under the influence of marijuana is prohibited, even if state laws allow medical marijuana possession. Under the Influence is the second Maynard (audio)book I read, and as you can see from my rating, I enjoyed it a great deal. The delivery was superb, I was immersed in the very realistic story from the very beginning. Helen loses custody of her son, because of driving under the influence/5.


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