Updated: 12:32 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | Posted: 11:34 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013
By Breaking News Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. —
Size and alcohol content of typical drinks
Can of beer: 12 oz./2%–12% ABV (usually 4%–6% ABV)
Glass of wine: 4 oz./9%–16% ABV (usually 12.5%–14.5% ABV)
One shot of hard alcohol: 1.5 oz./30%–50% ABV (usually 40% ABV)
What does this mean?
According to the law in Ohio, and most states, you're considered legally drunk if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) reaches .08 percent.
The National Transportation Safety Board recently recommended that all 50 states lower the threshold to 0.05 percent. » Read the full story
How quickly you reach that number depends on your weight, your tolerance for alcohol, how much you're drinking, and how long you've been drinking.
DISCLAIMER:This Blood Alcohol Content Calculator provides an estimate only and is intended to be used for fun. The calculator does not take into account whether you have had anything to eat or your tolerance for alcohol. It is not intended to be used as a tool for determining your ability to operate a vehicle.