DRINK DRIVING. ALCOHOL AFFECTS DRIVING SKILLS. ALCOHOL AFFECTS DRIVING SKILLS. Alcohol affects: Decision-making Reaction times Speed and distance Concentration and perception Balance and alertness. ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Be careful: your BAC rises for up to 2 hours after your last drink!
ALMOST A FIFTH OF ALL FATAL CRASHES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA INVOLVE A DRIVER WITH A BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION (BAC) EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 0.05
2BUT WHAT IS A STANDARD DRINK?
A Can of mid-strength beer 375ml
A full glass of wine 200ml
A pint of beer 550ml