Now that summer is here there will be lots of barbecues, pool parties, and many opportunities for drinking alcohol. Remember that having fun this summer does not require heavy drinking.
Never try to drive after drinking alcohol even if you think you have sobered up enough to drive, changes are you are not. It takes about one to two hours for your liver to process a single drink. Imagine how long it would take to process five or six! Florida has a maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08 and is considered an implied consent state. This means you agree to the administration of sobriety tests by signing your driver’s license. Refusing a sobriety test means automatic suspension of your driver’s license and a fine.
Drinking in excess can lead to health issues as well. The alcohol you drink all enters your bloodstream and then is filtered through your liver. Abusing alcohol can cause health problems with your liver, heart, and even your brain. Since alcohol travels freely through your bloodstream will you liver is trying to process it, alcohol can have an effect on your brain. Heavy alcohol consumption can lead to seizures and even nerve damage.
Florida has made the #3 spot on the list of states with the highest number of alcohol related arrests. Always drink in moderation to avoid the risk of getting in trouble with the law. If you find yourself needing bail assistance, call A Heaven Sent Bail Bonds anytime. Call us at 713-463-7774 to talk to a representative now.