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Avoid a DUI by knowing the Top Signs You are Too Drunk to Drive

If you have been out drinking, then you may be wondering whether or not you are sober enough to drive home. When in doubt, do not drive! Here, are the top signs you are too drunk to drive.

Top Signs You are Too Drunk to Drive

Fortunately, in today’s world, there are plenty of ways to avoid drinking and driving. You can use your cell phone to call a cab or friend, or request an Uber or Lyft.  Or, perhaps you purchased a personal breathalyzer device.

Remember, just having one drink may put you at risk of a DUI.

Here are the top 5 signs you may be too drunk to drive:

  1. Poor muscle coordination
  2. Impaired perception
  3. Loss of concentration
  4. Short-term memory loss
  5. Loss of self-control, reasoning, judgment and memory

Drivers are beyond drunk when one or more of the following things occur:

  1. They are unable to walk in a straight line
  2. They cannot talk without slurring their speech
  3. Their reaction time is reduced
  4. They are unable to handle a car or brake properly
  5. They make turns with a wide radius or angle
  6. They straddle the center of a lane marker
  7. They appear to be drunk
  8. They almost strike an object or vehicle while drunk
  9. They drive at excessive speeds
  10. They follow cars too closely

Schedule a free DUI Lawyer Consultation to Discuss What Happens After a DUI Arrest in Maryland

Maryland DUI Attorney Ross W. Albers offers a free consultation.

During your free consultation, the Law Office of Ross W. Albers will review what happens after a DUI arrest in Maryland.  You will discuss the facts, charges, MVA consequences and possible criminal penalties of your Maryland DUI case.

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