Do you know how many drinks you can have before you are in danger of getting a drunken driving violation?
This year in the Mayfield-Hillcrest area, there have been a number of drunken driving arrests. As the Fourth of July approaches, Patch wants you to know when enough is enough.
When police pull drivers over for suspected drunken driving, officers ask them to perform field sobriety tests and to take a breath test to measure Blood Alcohol Content.
A BAC test measures the percentage of alcohol present in a person's bloodstream. Ohio's legal limit is 0.08.
According to the Virginia Tech Alcohol Abuse Prevention website, every 40 minutes, 0.01 percent of alcohol leaves your system.
Take a look at the above charts and make wise choices when celebrating the big holiday.