How do they define "Any measurable amount of alcohol" for minors??
Any cause to arrest is ultimately left up to the officer. As a minor, if you even have alcohol on your breath while driving you can be arrested for Driving Under the Influence under the Texas Transportation Code. It doesn't take much! The officer can also give you the field sobriety tests and maybe arrest you for Driving While Intoxicated. I'd say it's not worth it. Remember Murphy's Law. There's too many other options.
Don't drive after imbibing any alcoholic beverage. It is not worth it. As a minor, you probably have not had enough experience to know how drinking alcohol may affect your driving ability. Be a passenger with someone who has not had anything to drink and be on the safe side.
"Any measurable amount of alcohol" translates into any detectable level of alcohol. So as my colleague pointed out the officer can arrest you if he smells it on your breath. I agree with my colleagues, it is not worth it. Also beware---non-alcoholic beer can also produce the smell of alcohol on ones breath and even non-alcoholic beer has some (albeit very little alcohol in it). So some alcohol may show up on a breath of blood test. Stay Safe!
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