How Much is Too Much:DUIby E. Michael Vereen III
E. Michael Vereen III is an Atlanta-based lawyerwhose clients include those charged withdriving under the influence (DUI)....
It goes without saying that if you feel the slightestbit tipsy, do not drive. If you do not feel drunk, butare still worri...
How many drinks is that? The amount variesgreatly from person to person based on gender,weight, certain medications, body ...
DUI calculators found online can provide moredetailed information, but keep in mind that yourpersonal characteristics coul...
DUI calculators found online can provide moredetailed information, but keep in mind that yourpersonal characteristics coul...
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How Much is Too Much: DUI, by E. Michael Vereen III

  1. 1. How Much is Too Much:DUIby E. Michael Vereen III
  2. 2. E. Michael Vereen III is an Atlanta-based lawyerwhose clients include those charged withdriving under the influence (DUI). Learn more atwww.vereenlaw.com.Say you have had a drink or two, and now it istime to head home at the end of the evening. Howmuch is too much? How do you decide when topull out your keys and when to call a cab?
  3. 3. It goes without saying that if you feel the slightestbit tipsy, do not drive. If you do not feel drunk, butare still worried about the amount of alcohol inyour system, here are some tips.If you are driving and your blood alcohol content(BAC) exceeds a certain percentage, you areeligible for a DUI. In Georgia, the percentage is .02% for drivers under 21 and .08% for driversover 21. For those operating commercial vehicles,BAC must be less than .04%
  4. 4. How many drinks is that? The amount variesgreatly from person to person based on gender,weight, certain medications, body fat percentage,metabolism, how much you have eaten, how longyou have been drinking, and many other factors.For a 100 pound female, two drinks in one hour isrisky, but a 200 pound male could have 4 to 5drinks without exceeding .08. A drink is defined asone beer, three ounces of wine, or one shot ofhard liquor.
  5. 5. DUI calculators found online can provide moredetailed information, but keep in mind that yourpersonal characteristics could make you morelikely to carry alcohol in your system than theprogram predicts. As a general rule, consideralternative transportation if you are planning ondrinking at all.
  6. 6. DUI calculators found online can provide moredetailed information, but keep in mind that yourpersonal characteristics could make you morelikely to carry alcohol in your system than theprogram predicts. As a general rule, consideralternative transportation if you are planning ondrinking at all.
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