Understanding BAC

How Many Drinks Does it Take to Reach .08 %BAC?

In an era of heightened awareness about the perils of drinking and driving, the decimal, “.08,” requires no explanation. 

We all know what it means: If your blood alcohol content or concentration (BAC) is .08 or higher, you’re legally impaired and you can be arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI). The testing and measurement of BAC enables law enforcement to objectively estimate the level of a person’s alcohol intoxication. Read More >


Factors that Affect BAC   
Limitations of BAC Calculators & Charts
What is BAC?