Effects of a rising BAC

BAC [%] Effects
0.02–0.03Buzzed.
Mood elevation. Slight muscle relaxation.
0.05–0.06Buzzed.
Relaxation and Warmth. Increased reaction time. Decreased fine muscle coordination.
0.08–0.09Drunk.
Impaired balance, speech, vision, hearing, muscle coordination. Euphoria.
0.14–0.15Drunk.
Gross impairment of physical and mental control.
0.20–0.30Danger. Possible medical emergency.
Severely intoxicated. Very little control of mind or body.
0.40–0.50Medical emergency.
Unconscious. Deep coma. Death from respiratory depression.

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