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Old Today, 05:23 PM
 
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Itís .05 in Utah, point .08 in the rest of America, and as low as .02 in parts of Europe.
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Old Today, 05:25 PM
 
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I say make it .99, technology can save us from our own stupidity.


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Old Today, 05:33 PM
 
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Itís .05 in Utah, point .08 in the rest of America, and as low as .02 in parts of Europe.
Should be .10 and must show signs of impairment for it to be DUI. since I don't believe the 14th applies to non-citizens, should be .02 for them without need signs of impairment.
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Old Today, 05:33 PM
 
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0.08 if a city has a decent 24hr public transit system

0.1 and showing signs of impairment (like the person above recommended) if not

However I don't think anyone should get in trouble for sleeping at the wheel (while parked). I'd rather a drunk do that rather than drive home impaired.
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Old Today, 05:35 PM
 
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No BAC, you drink and then drive, busted. Mandatory jail time and permanent loss of license.
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Old Today, 05:38 PM
 
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I just took online Defensive Driving to dismiss a ticket.

In that online class, I had to watch a demonstration of driving abilities of people with different BAL, before and after drinking. It involved day and night time driving tests, and the drivers had to go around cones and stop when lights were flashing, etc.

By .08, the ability of the drivers was markedly decreased, many of them running over cones or running through flashing light warnings. Interestingly, when they completed the experiment, the drivers who ran over cones self-reported that they thought they had done a good job driving.

When they saw their videos the next day, they were truly surprised.
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Old Today, 05:38 PM
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No BAC, you drink and then drive, busted. Mandatory jail time and permanent loss of license.
LOL and the internet hardass of the day award goes to...
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Old Today, 05:39 PM
 
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Damn straight. Stoners and alkys do not belong behind the wheel.
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Old Today, 05:40 PM
 
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No BAC, you drink and then drive, busted. Mandatory jail time and permanent loss of license.
Not just jail. They should be made to do community service working in a morgue, ideally handling victims of drunk/high drivers.
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Old Today, 05:40 PM
 
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Man.

Super difficult conversation.

I HATE drunk drivers. But I also recognize that I drive after drinking. Typically I won't drive if I have more than 2 or 3 drinks in the evening (a 2-4 hour period) In theory doing BAC math I shouldn't be over .05 when I drive. I can honestly say I'm every bit as cognizant alert and cautious as I would be otherwise.

At what point shouldn't I drive in not sure. Maybe .08 maybe .1 maybe .15. It's very difficult. Alcohol affects different people differently and under different circumstances.

One day I might drink 3 IPAs and be totally fine. Another day i might drink 3 bud lights and shouldn't drive.

It's tough to say. Part of the problem is there are so many bad drivers now when people are sober and conditions are perfect. Throw in cell phones, selfishness, poor situational awareness, distractions, heavy traffic etc...
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