Had eight drinks over eight hours. I am female and weigh 154. Took blood test for DUI.
If you really had eight drinks ( 12 oz. beer/shot of whiskey/8 oz. wine) spaced over 8 hours,the reading should not be outrageous; but blood test is more accurate than breath. In theory your body decreases .015 /per hour after your last drink. But 8 drinks is a lot of alcohol put into your body. Hire a good criminal defense attorney in your area. www.kacdl.net
Your BAC should be around .10. You can estimate using http://bloodalcoholcalculator.org/ That said, a drink is calculated by 1.25 oz shot, 12 ounce beer or 4 ounces of wine. Often people miscount or get "generous" pours from a bartender. Also, this is an estimate; each person's ability for their body to process the alcohol differs. Generally, a blood test will be slightly higher than breath test, but not always. You should still hire a very good DUI attorney who practices in your area - (i.e. me). Call my office for consultation.
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