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THERE IS NO SURE WAY TO BE EXACT ABOUT WHETHER YOU ARE OVER THE LIMIT.

A PINT OF STELLA IS 3 UNITS OF ALCOHOL.

50ML OF VODKA IS 2 UNITS OF ALCOHOL.

250ML OF WINE CAN BE AS MUCH AS 3.8 UNITS OF ALCOHOL.

A BOTTLE OF WINE CAN MEAN YOU ARE NOT SAFE TO DRIVE FOR 13 HOURS.

6 PINTS OF STELLA AND 6 SHOTS OF VODKA COULD MEAN YOU ARE NOT LEGAL TO DRIVE FOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS.

DIFFERENT ESTABLISHMENTS SERVE DIFFERENT SIZED GLASSES OF WINE AND SPIRIT, (WHAT AMOUNT DOES YOUR LOCAL SERVE PER GLASS?)

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE CAUGHT DRIVING WITH EXCESS ALCOHOL THE MORNING AFTER DRINKING IS ON THE INCREASE.

COFFEE, FOOD AND COLD SHOWERS DO NO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IN YOUR BLOOD.

NORMALLY WOMEN WILL SCORE A HIGHER ALCOHOL IN BLOOD LEVEL THAN MEN AFTER CONSUMING THE SAME AMOUNT OF DRINK.

1 IN 3 OF THE ADULT POPULATION IS DRINKING ENOUGH ALCOHOL TO CREATE A RISK OF DEVELOPING ALCOHOL RELATED LIVER DISEASE.

THE UK HAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST RATES OF BINGE DRINKING IN EUROPE.
ABOUT 10 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE UK DRINK ABOVE THE RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES.

3-4 UNITS PER DAY CAN LEAD TO AN INCREASE OF 4LBS IN WEIGHT IN 4 WEEKS.

EVERY UNIT YOU DRINK TAKES ONE HOUR TO LEAVE YOUR BODY IF YOUR LIVER IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, BUT YOUR LIVER DOES NOT START WORKING UNTIL ONE HOUR AFTER YOU START DRINKING.

ALCOHOL DEHYDRATES YOUR BRAIN AND CAUSES IT TO SHRINK! THAT’S WHY YOU GET A THUMPING HEADACHE IN THE MORNING.

60 PEOPLE PER WEEK ARE KILLED OR SERIOUSLY INJURED IN DRINK DRIVING RELATED INCIDENTS.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ON DRINK DRIVING RELATED ISSUES PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US.

WHEN YOU DRINK AT HOME (OR SOMEONE ELSE’S HOME) A MEASURE OF ALCOHOL IN EACH GLASS IS LIKELY TO BE AT LEAST 3 TIMES OF THAT FROM YOUR LOCAL.

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