have a criminal record.
Alcohol and the Brain.
Alcohol affects more and more of
the brain as BAC builds up.
The first part of the brain affected
controls judgement and self control.
One of the bad things about this
is it can keep drinkers from knowing
they are getting drunk. And of course,
good judgement and self control
are absolutely necessary for safe
As blood alcohol concentration
continues to build up, muscle control,
vision, and coordination are affected
more and more. Eventually, you will
How Alcohol Affects Driving.
All drivers are affected by drinking
Alcohol affects judgement, vision,
coordination, and reaction time.
It causes serious driving errors,
time to hazards
fast or too slow.
the wrong lane.
failure to use lights.
signs and red lights.
Any of these effects
mean increased chances of an accident
and possibly killing yourself, your
passenger or an innocent bystander.
show that the chance of a collision
is much greater for drivers who
have been drinking than for drivers
who were not.
if any of the above doesn't bother
you, you could have to live with
the vision of the bloody and mutilated
body of your victim, which could
be a friend or family member every
day for the rest of your life.