DWI Facts

Q. What is BAC?

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A. BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION (BAC) is
The % of alcohol in a person’s bloodstream.

A Drink is a Drink

Each of the following contains the same amount of alcohol

  • 12-oz. can of beer at 5% alcohol
  • 5-oz. glass of wine at 12% alcohol
  • 1.5-oz. of 80-proof liquor at 40% alcohol
  • 12-oz. wine cooler at 5% alcohol

DRIVERS AT .08 BAC ARE FOUR TIMES MORE LIKELY TO CAUSE A CRASH THAN .00 DRIVERS

NATIONALLY, THREE OUT OF TEN PEOPLE WILL BE IN AN ALCOHOL-RELATED CRASH DURING THEIR LIFETIMES.

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