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BAC is the amount of alcohol in a person's body measured by the weight of the alcohol in a certain volume of blood.
In Tennessee, a drunk driver’s level of intoxication is typically determined by the measurement of blood alcohol content (BAC). A BAC measurement of 0.08% defines the criminal offense.
What is BAC?
What affects your BAC?
Food in your stomach
The number of drinks you have
Quickly consumed vs. Long period of time
Prevention and safety
Have a designated DRIVER
Take a taxi cab
Plan ahead so you don't have to drive
Ask your host if you can stay over
Ask a close friend/relative to give you a ride
Find a safe ride program
What happens when you drink?
Alcohol reduces your ability to drive safely, affects your coordination and judgement.
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