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Driver's Ed Chapter 7 (Alcohol, other Drugs and Driving)
Terms in this set (52)
Inner forces of personality that hold back one's impulsive behavior.
What does BAC stand for?
Blood Alcohol Concentration
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)
Percentage of alcohol in a person's bloodstream determined by chemical test
What does DUI stand for?
Driving under the influence
What does DWI stand for?
Driving While Intoxicated
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
infraction a driver with BAC of 0.08 can be charged with
a drug that slows down the central nervous system
Field Sobriety Test
on-the-spot roadside tests that help a police officer detect driver impairment from alcohol.
drugs that can be obtained legally without doctor's order
where young people help other young people make responsible decisions
a mind-altering drug that changes a personality and distorts vision and perception
a drug that speeds up a person's central nervous system
machine that determines BAC by measuring a person's breath
drugs that can only be purchased under doctor's order
a person's alcohol-induced false feeling of well-being
a law that makes it illegal for persons under 21 to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in the blood
the influence that others of similar age and/or interests have on another person
By accepting a driver's license, a person agrees to be tested for BAC if stopped for suspicion of alcohol or drug use while driving
the involuntary jerking of the eyes as a person gazes to the side
decides ahead of time to abstain from drinking at social functions
List fact about alcohol and driving.
-age group who abuses alcohol the most are 16-20
-nearly half of the people killed in an accident involving alcohol were sober.
When does alcohol begin to affect a person's ability to drive?
the very moment it enters the body
When people drink alcoholic beverages, which is affected first: judgment or coordination?
What is the leading cause of death and injuries in NC and the United States?
Why can over the counter drugs be harmful to drivers?
drowsy and sleep. Slow reaction time
What is the average person's reaction time?
3/4 of a second
What happens to a driver when he or she refuses a BAC test?
license suspended for up to 60 days
What is the best thing to do if you are unable to prevent a drinker from driving?
refuse to ride with them
a depressant drug
What is the age for legally buying, possessing, or consuming alcohol?
What happens if a person takes medicine and drinks alcohol?
the effect of the medicine increases
Which age group is more likely to be alcohol impaired?
Define Dram Shop Law in NC.
the server can be liable for the death or injury caused by the intoxicated person.
When can NC seize and sell your car?
when you are convicted of DWI while your license was revoked for DWI
Which is the best way to rid the body of alcohol?
What is the BAC level in NC to be charged?
When can a police officer get a search warrant for a blood test?
after refusal in a accident when someone is injured.
What is the best advice to give a social drinker?
do not drive
What can happen if a large amount of alcohol is consumed in a short period of time?
What do police measure to determine a person's level of intoxication?
Define Depressant Drug.
slows down central nerves system
What is the danger of a driver using amphetamines on a long trip?
give you a false sense of alerts
How can use of marijuana affect a driver's condition?
coordination and judgment are impaired for a long time. Up to 3 1/2 weeks
What effect can barbiturates have on a person?
make you sleepy and drowsy
What effect might a cold medicine have on a driver?
make you sleepy, drowsy, and have poor judgement.
List 3 reasons for rampant drug use in our society.
-people think it can stop their problems
-they do not think they will get addicted and die
-people have a total disregard for the law
One 12 ounce can of beer is equal to what other amounts of alcohol?
5 ounce wine=1.5 ounce liquor
List 3 effects of drug use
Why is it difficult for people to confront negative peer pressure?
you do not want to hurt their feelings
Define Synergistic Effect.
when you take alcohol and effects your multipler
What does the medical profession list marijuana at?
What does the liver do?
the liver can rid the body of alcohol and remove 3/4 of 1 drink in an hour.
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