PHILADELPHIA PA DRUNK DRIVER ACCIDENTS
In the year 2001, there were 1,530 traffic deaths in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 45% of these deaths were alcohol related accidents. In Pennsylvania the current blood alcohol content limit is .08. A 175 pound man would have to drink approximately 4 alcoholic beverages in one hour to reach a blood alcohol level of .08. When is a driver considered to be legally drunk in Pennsylvania?
Non-commercial drivers age 21+ are considered legally drunk when their blood alcohol level is .08 or more.
Drivers of commercial vehicles are legally drunk when their blood alcohol concentration is .04 percent or greater.
School bus drivers are legally drunk when their blood alcohol level is .02 or more.
Drivers under 21 are legally drunk when their blood alcohol concentration is .02 or more.
If you or a loved one was involved in a Philadelphia PA accident involving a drunk driver or a Philadelphia County accident involving a DUI driver, it is important to protect your legal rights. Review the "10 Rules to follow if you are in an accident" instructions provided. Then call a Philadelphia PA injury lawyer and Philadelphia PA accident attorney who's firm handles Philadelphia County accidents caused by drunk drivers involving serious injuries to innocent victims.
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