How To Estimate Blood Alcohol Content

Your blood alcohol content (BAC) is a critical component to your drunk driving charge. By understanding where you may potentially find yourself after a few drinks, you can better avoid situations where you are prone to violate the law.

The following BAC charts can be a helpful guide for understanding how alcohol can affect you. At Trbovich Law Firm, we make an effort to educate our clients so that they have a full understanding of the legal process. To learn more about what our firm can do for you call us today at 716- 222-2222.

    • BRAD BAC Estimation Chart For Men

      Approximate Blood Alcohol Concentration (%)

      Drinks

      Body Weight (lbs)

      Comments

      100120140160180200220240
      0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00Safest driving
      1.04.03.03.02.02.02.02.02Driving skills highly impaired Criminal penalties possible
      2.08.06.05.05.04.04.03.03
      3.11.09.08.07.06.06.05.05
      4.15.12.11.09.08.08.07.06
      5.19.16.13.12.11.09.09.08
      6.23.19.16.14.13.11.10.09Legally intoxicated criminal penalties
      7.26.22.19.16.15.13.12.11
      8.30.25.21.19.17.15.14.13
      9.34.28.24.21.19.17.15.14
      10.38.31.27.23.21.19.17.16Death possible

      Subtract .01 percent for each 40 minutes of drinking.
      One drink is 1.25 oz. of 80 proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer or 5 oz. of table wine.

      BRAD BAC Estimation Chart For Women

      Approximate Blood Alcohol Concentration (%)

      Drinks

      Body Weight (lbs)

      Comments

      90100120140160180200220240
      0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00Safest driving
      1.05.05.04.03.03.03.02.02.02Driving skills highly impaired Criminal penalties possible
      2.10.09.08.07.06.05.05.04.04
      3.15.14.11.10.09.08.07.06.06
      4.20.18.15.13.11.10.09.08.08
      5.25.23.19.16.14.13.11.10.09
      6.30.27.23.19.17.15.14.12.11Legally intoxicated criminal penalties
      7.35.32.27.23.20.18.16.14.13
      8.40.36.30.26.23.20.18.17.15
      9.45.41.34.29.26.23.20.19.17
      10.51.45.38.32.28.25.23.21.19Death possible

      Subtract .01 percent for each 40 minutes of drinking.
      One drink is 1.25 oz. of 80 proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer or 5 oz. of table wine.

We Can Help You Fight Your Drunk Driving Charge

If you have been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) or a similar offense, our attorneys are ready to hear from you. Call us today at 716- 222-2222 so that we can start preparing your defense. You can also contact our office by email to schedule your free initial consultation.