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What Does A Blood Alcohol Concentration Of 0.08 Or More Mean?

Yesterday, we discussed the legal definition of intoxication and noted that there are two ways to be intoxicated. If a person does not have normal use of his or her mental or physical faculties, then he or she can be considered intoxicated. Also, if a person has a BAC level of 0.08. What does this mean?
Alcohol concentration is defined by statute as (1) the number of grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; (2) the number of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath; or (3) the number of grams of alcohol per 67 milliliters of urine. Did your eyes glaze over when you started reading this? If so, you are not alone.
Most people will not be able to tell on their own what their intoxication level is when they are drinking. The results will be given by a machine called an Intoxilyzer 5000. Most intoxilyzer operators are not fully versed in the science behind the machine, but courts do not require an operator to fully explain the science.
Your attorney must be fully aware of all areas of DWI law, contact attorneys who have prosecuted these cases before. Contact a Plano DWI lawyer.
Categories: DWI, Intoxicated