Driving Sober is More than Blood Alcohol Concentration

Since the law defines a DUI, DWI or OWI offense through measuring the blood alcohol concentration of a person, many believe that once alcohol has left the blood, the ability to safely operate a vehicle has been restored. However, research from the Netherlands and UK shows that the effects of alcohol on a person’s ability to drive may last longer than we realize. Clacton Gazette reports that scientists have found that even a person who has a morning-after hangover can still have the same problems with concentration, reaction time and more as are expected from a person who still has alcohol in his or her blood. Read more here: Hangover impairs driving ability

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