PITTSBURGH PA DRUNK DRIVER
In the year 2001, there were 1,530 traffic deaths in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 45% of these deaths were alcohol related accidents. In Pennsylvania the current blood alcohol content limit is .08. A 175 pound man would have to drink approximately 4 alcoholic beverages in one hour to reach a blood alcohol level of .08. When is a driver considered to be legally drunk in Pennsylvania?
Non-commercial drivers age 21+ are considered legally drunk when their blood alcohol level is .08 or more.
Drivers of commercial vehicles are legally drunk when their blood alcohol concentration is .04 percent or greater.
School bus drivers are legally drunk when their blood alcohol level is .02 or more.
Drivers under 21 are legally drunk when their blood alcohol concentration is .02 or more.
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