Alcohol Intoxication Definition
A person is said to suffer from alcohol intoxication when the quantity of alcohol the person consumes produces behavioral or physical abnormalities. In other words, the person's mental and physical abilities are impaired. In addition to the signs of physical and mental impairment, alcohol levels can also be measured in the blood. Most states have specific levels at which the driving of a motor vehicle is forbidden.
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