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What is blood alcohol content?

Blood alcohol content, or BAC, is defined as the percentage of alcohol in a person's blood. By example, if a person has a BAC of .10%, this means that one tenth of a percent of their blood is composed of alcohol. As a person's blood alcohol content rises, their behavior and impairment changes from their regular behavior to uncontrollable side effects that alcohol is known to cause including the loss of concentration, depth perception, reasoning and reaction time, motor impairment, slurred speech, unconsciousness and even death. As such, it is never advised to attempt to operate a vehicle while under the influence of any amount of alcohol or drugs.

However, if you have recently been arrested for DUI with a BAC below or above the legal limit, it is important for you to understand how to handle the situation. First and foremost, we strongly advise you to speak with a Santa Monica DUI defense attorney. With a lawyer on your case, you may be able to find that the officer who arrested you did so wrongfully. Here at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP, we understand that every case has a plausible defense and explanation. Whether the breathalyzer used to give you a field sobriety test was improperly calibrated or simply inaccurate, as they are sometimes, our firm will leave no stone unturned in our investigation of your case.

Santa Monica DUI Attorney Challenging BAC Results

When you have your BAC results returned to show that you have a blood alcohol content over .08% when you know that this is incorrect, it is important to consider hiring a lawyer. With legal representation on your case, you can be sure to get experienced and professional assistance. Our office has seen virtually every drunk driving case come through here and we will be able to find a proper defense strategy for your case as well. Whether this is your first DUI offense or you have multiple DUI offenses on your record, we are prepared to go to great lengths to ensure that you are protected.

For more information, contact our Santa Monica DUI lawyer today.

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