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Old Sep 27, 2009, 08:15 PM   #1
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How do I know when it's safe to drive after drinking?

Last night I drank 500ml of vodka, I weight 150 pounds age 21 how long till I can drive?
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 08:19 PM   #2
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A) When you recover from your coma
B) Never, your poor decision-making skills make you an unsuitable driver
C) Not until you feel 100% sober (plus 6 hours)
D) All of the above
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 08:22 PM   #5
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I believe the ratio is 1 hour per shot or drink to be below the limit. So if you have 4 drinks it is 4 hours.
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A) When you recover from your coma
B) Never, your poor decision-making skills make you an unsuitable driver
C) Not until you feel 100% sober (plus 6 hours)
D) All of the above
That made me laugh.....
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500 ml? You should be dead.

Anyway attention seeker, 1 oz 1 hour says "the law". I hope you drank that at home or passed out for a good 8-10 hours and felt like ass somewhere safe when you woke.
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Last night I drank 500ml of vodka, I weight 150 pounds age 21 how long till I can drive?
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Sorry about your fish, jessica. My 6 year-old had to suffer that same trauma a few months back. Hope your fish wasn't out drinking with the OP.
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500 ml? You should be dead.

Anyway attention seeker, 1 oz 1 hour says "the law".
That can't be right, if a can of beer is 12 oz.
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 08:31 PM   #11
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First go to where you want to be when you're done drinking. Then drink in moderation. Your organs will thank you.
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17oz = 11 bar shots

11 hours probably more
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That can't be right, if a can of beer is 12 oz.
I guess it would depend on the ABV content.
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 08:35 PM   #15
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Its a shot, beer or glass of wine an hour. After 3, you are pretty much done. I would not drive after that. If I have "a" beer I will not drive. Best not to chance it. I have seen LOTS of people get hammered with DUI's.....its VERY EXPENSIVE!!! If you're going to drink at a party or with friends....make plans ahead of time so you can get home.
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That can't be right, if a can of beer is 12 oz.
approximately 1-1.5oz liquor = 6oz or wine = 12 oz beer

at 150 you'll be able to metabolize 2 the first hour and one each additional hour and be able to stay within the legal limit depending on food in your stomach, hydration levels, and health
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Last night I drank 500ml of vodka, I weight 150 pounds age 21 how long till I can drive?
Heh... cute, but someone who really did that would be puking and/or having extreme light sensitivity for days on end. Nice try, though.
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approximately 1-1.5oz liquor = 6oz or wine = 12 oz beer

at 150 you'll be able to metabolize 2 the first hour and one each additional hour and be able to stay within the legal limit depending on food in your stomach, hydration levels, and health
There we go.

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That can't be right, if a can of beer is 12 oz.
Vodka ~80 proof = 40% alcohol
Beer ~4-6% alcohol

500 mL vodka ~ 3333-5000 mL beer
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Heh... cute, but someone who really did that would be puking and/or having extreme light sensitivity for days on end. Nice try, though.

That's just not true though. I drank one of these Saturday night (not straight, obviously)



(70cl Smirnoff)

& a couple of jagerbombs and I was alright Sunday morning. Bit of a headache but it had gone by 2pm.
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That's just not true though. I drank one of these Saturday night (not straight, obviously) & a couple of jagerbombs and I was alright Sunday morning. Bit of a headache but it had gone by 2pm.
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Why? I know people who drink more.

I'm 19, I'm a student. What else are we supposed to do?!
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Why? I know people who drink more.

I'm 19, I'm a student. What else are we supposed to do?!
I'm not saying I didn't drink before I hit 21, but really? That is way too much booze and trust me, it is odd that I think that way.
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