What is the history of D.C.'s legal limit for intoxication? When did the time of zero tolerance end?
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If you are interested in DUI statistics, check with the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Safety, or NHTSA. The NCDD (National College of DUI Defense) website is also a great source of information.
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The answer you seek lies in some statistical studies, not only of habits, but also upon the devices used to measure ethaldehyde and their accuracy.
Scientifically, two beers is not an accurate measure. Are these 3.2 beers? What about the difference between a 300# 21 year old man and a 90# 90year old woman?
What about metabolism, temperature, physiology rate? What about the entry of the mechanism of "impairment"?
What is the pharmacology of alcohol consumption in the presence of other agents?
To make real meaning of this, you should have a good handle on all of the above topics, as well as history.
It would make a good Ph.D. paper in Public Administration.
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Are you writing a paper for school?
Maybe try researching the laws in D.C.. The internet has many research resources that may help you.
This is not the forum for this. Try Google.
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