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Doctor insights on: Factors That Determine Effects Of Alcohol When Your Driving

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Driving under the influence of alcohol suicidal?

Driving under the influence of alcohol suicidal?

In some: Instances. But it is always reckless and shows poor judgement! ...Read more

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How long of abstinence from alcohol will give a normal CDT test level. I need this to regain my driving licence?

How long of abstinence from alcohol will give a normal CDT test level. I need this to regain my driving licence?

NinetyDaysToFreedom: The half-life of Carbohydrate-Deficient Transferrin (CDT, the substance tested in the CDT Test) is on average 17 days. And it takes about 5 half-lives to get near zero, assuming you stopped all alcohol intake. A half- life is the time for the amount to halve (duh).So 5X17=85 days so round up to 90 days or three months.Suggestion, at that point you'll be well on your way to having stopped drinking! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of alcohol when you are driving; like does it cuase drowsiness or...?

What are the symptoms of alcohol when you are driving; like does it cuase drowsiness or...?

Drowsiness: Alcohol is one of the 3 major cause of fatal accident. When we are under the alcohol influence, our judgments are also compromised due to sedative effects of alcohol. ...Read more

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Is rom chocolate considered illegal to eat before driving? I will get my licence soon and I need to know. It has 15% alcohol and I never got drunk.

Is rom chocolate considered illegal to eat before driving? I will get my licence soon and I need to know. It has 15% alcohol and I never got drunk.

Not illegal but...: I don't know the laws where you live but in most places it is not illegal to consume small amounts of alcohol before driving. It is illegal to consume an amount of alcohol that will impair your ability to drive. That is usually at least 2 drinks in a short time. You would probably have to consume many ROM chocolate bars to become intoxicated/impaired so having one or two bars should be safe. ...Read more

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Aside from driving, what shouldn't you do while drinking alcohol?

Aside from driving, what shouldn't you do while drinking alcohol?

A partial list: Some mean no alcohol, some allow for a moderate amount: flying, boating, biking, motorcycling, air traffic controlling, surgery, handling firearems, skilled athletics, medical procedures, taking other medications, performing, working on the job. Anything for which you want full confidence that you are thinking your best and maximizing balance and motor tasks. ...Read more

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Would drinking alcohol and first dose of vyvanase affect my driving? I am 59

Drunk Driving: Alcohol affects driving whether you are on medication or not. Being on a drug that affects your brain and drinking is not wise in any way. And, then to ask physicians if you can drink and drive...Well that is a bit bizarre, don't you think? Please do not drink and drive! ...Read more

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How high is a blood alcohol level for driving?

How high is a blood alcohol level for driving?

Now 0.8%.: This legal limit varies by country and is typically blood alcohol content limit for the operation of a vehicle. In the United States, the legal limit can vary by state but for all states as of 2011 is 0.08% blood alcohol content as measured by a breath device, urinalysis or blood test. ...Read more

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What if someone is driving and blackout with no alcohol or drugs present?

What if someone is driving and blackout with no alcohol or drugs present?

Below: the problem of blackouts without alcohol or drugs induced is quite long. It is important to see your DR and have an accurate DX made. For example: low blood sugar, seizures, etc. ...Read more

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