Albuquerque DUI Attorney Explians Intoxication


Presentation Description What does "being intoxicated" mean? Find out how law enforcement defines it.


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Intoxication Explained Albuquerque DUI Attorney Help Guide

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What is DUI ? Driving Under the Influence (of alcohol or Drugs) What does “intoxicated” mean? Definition 1: T hrough use of alcohol or drugs the “normal” use of mental or physical faculties has been lost. Definition 2: Blood alcohol concentration exceeds .08% Intoxication Explained

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Whose faculties? What is “normal”? Refers to the faculties of the person arrested. “Normal” refers to a range of measurement of the faculties of person arrested. Intoxication Explained

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What is .08 alcohol concentration ? Number of grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood. Number of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath OR Number of grams of alcohol per 67ml of urine Intoxication Explained

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Even if mental and physical faculties are OK, if blood alcohol concentration is above .08% you can still be arrested for being intoxicated. Need to determine blood alcohol concentration at time of driving, not time test was taken . Hire an expert DUI attorney to help understand intoxication further and to help shape your defense. Intoxication Explained

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