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Old 09-27-2008, 10:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Close call for me last night!!!!

So last night after I get off of work at 10 pm. I go and have afew to drink with a friend and his girlfriends. We were hanging out from about 10:30 to 1:00 and then I left. In that time I only had 1 beer (8 oz of another beer approximately) and 2 vodka drinks with splashes of tonic. I then left the bar to drive home which is about 30 miles from where I work and was drinking.

When I exited the interstate there was a road block. I thought I would be fine. I felt no effects of alcohol at all. I was feeling so sober that I almost forgot I drank so recently. Well, I am sure it didn't smell that way to the police. Cop walks up to my window and I hand him the license and registration before he has to ask. He looks at me and i don't even open my mouth. He ask me how to say my last name and I pronounce it for him. (It is is a unique name). He says where have you been tonight. I tell him that I got off of work at 10 went to a bar with some friends and hung out at my friends house after that to make sure the alcohol was out of my system before driving home. He tells me to pull up and wait in front of another car. The other guy was getting arrested. I thought I was f-cked.

I get out and he gives me the follow-my-finger test with feet together, flashlight in the eye, and hands by the side. That was easy to follow his finger but it was hard to keep my eyes open while a maglite is shining in my retinas. I think I mght have swayed a little bit during the test too.

Then he gets the breathalizer for me. It is go-time. This is it. I blew a .079. I was thinking holy shit. He looked at it and I snuck my peak. He said you just barely made it. I said yeah, I saw that. He said get your ass home. You got lucky.

I thought to myself, this is bullshit. I mean .08 is the most ridiculously low thing ever. I felt absolutely sober. I am sittting down driving a car not trying to win a nascar race. I mean I am not performing surgery. I don't need to be at 100% focus for the ride home. It is almost routine at this point anyway. I would have been really upset if I failed the breathalizer. Might have resisted arrest even (yeah probably not).
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Old 09-27-2008, 10:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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lol that was a close shave man
i dunno how breathalisers workd, i alway s thought it was like a bar taht fills up and the higher teh bar the more over teh limit u are
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You just blow into a tube that is attached to a device that measures (somehow) your alcohol content in your blood.

1/1000th of a point below it. Phew!!!!!!
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Damn my friend that was CLOSE!

I haven't had a breathalizer before but I did have to do a field sobriety test that I thankfully passed but the cop was just a dick it made it harder. But I passed and man I know the feeling of supreme relief after you're allowed to get back in your car and drive off is amazing.
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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In Australia the limit is 0.05, you would have been way over. For probationary drivers like myself, you have to be at dead zero. Not any drinks at all if you intend to drive.
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:35 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I just don't understand why it is so low. It is a little ridiculous.
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Cause its all on tolerance ZZ if you were somebody who never drank your pretty drunk at .08, I'll give you an example my mother never drinks and I mean years go by with no wine, beer, coolers, nothing, well a couple yearz ago she had 1 1/2 wine coolers at christmas and was sloshed, 1 1/2 drinks wouldnt even have put her over the legal limit to drive!!! I agree its ridicoulous for even a semi social drinker but what do you do. I quit drinking and drivng completly when I was 16, had my license a week and got caught drunk wipping donuts on main street of the small town I lived in, the cop had pitty and made me walk home and have my dad come pick up my car, only a stunting ticket, but the cop knew my dad so it wasnt that much of a favor.
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Old 09-27-2008, 01:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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That was a close one. I never understood why they make you do the follow the finger test with a freaken flashlight shined into your eyes. It makes it so much harder, even if you aren't drunk.
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I think families who have lost family members or friends to drunk drivers would disagree with you on the "low" level blood alcohol.

The higher you raise it, the more people will push the limit.

Other countries have lower levels such as Bio pointed out about Austrailia.
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