I don’t drink alcohol, but my friends who do tell me about the guessing game.
How many drinks do you guess someone can have before reaching the legal limit of .08 percent blood alcohol content?
It’s not an easy game to play. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission published a chart to help provide answers, but it looks like something your accountant might review while figuring your taxes, and it’s just as ambiguous.
Let’s say you weigh only 100 pounds. One drink would bring you to .04, but you probably would be impaired. Someone weighing 240 pounds, on the other hand, would need two drinks to hit .03, which would land him or her in the “possibly influenced” category. Such a person would need five drinks to be legally drunk, but would have passed the impaired stage at only three.
What do the terms “impaired” and “possibly influenced” mean? That’s not clear, but the bottom
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Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist of the Deseret News. He has 32 years experience as a reporter, editor and editorial writer in Oklahoma, New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He also has been an adjunct journalism professor at Brigham Young and Weber State universities.