Bell Work • What is a law? 2. What are the purposes of laws? 3. What laws are there about drinking alcohol?
Age Related Laws Laws • 21 years old to buy and consume • 19 years old to serve (open container) • 18 years old to sell (closed container) Charged with… • Underage consumption • Underage possession • Fraudulent Use of Driver’s License Possible Consequences • Fine • Community Service • Colleges? Scholarships? Trust?
Driving Laws Laws • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) must be below .08 to drive • There is no minimum amount of alcohol allowed in a minor’s blood – immediate charges Charged with… • Operating Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs (OVI)
Driving Laws continued… Field Sobriety Tests • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) • Walk and Turn (WAT) • One-Leg Stand Possible Consequences • Loss of Driver’s License • Fines • Jail Time • Alcohol Education Classes • Yellow License Plates • Breathalyzer on Steering Wheel • House Arrest
Providing an Underage Persons with Alcohol How? • Buying for/selling to someone underage • Providing alcohol for someone underage • Allowing underage persons to consume alcohol in your home or presence Charged with… • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor Possible Consequences • Jail Time • Fine
Other… • Public Intoxication or Drunkenness • Open Container • Vehicular Homicide
Prediction Essay Requirements • 7th Grade Writing Standards Content • What short term effects are you expecting to experience during the drunk goggles experiment and why? • What short term effects will you not be able to experience during the drunk goggles experiment and why? • Which activity do you think will be the most difficult and why? • What do you expect to learn from the drunk goggles experiment? Grade • 15 points