Factors that affect absorption Food Contrary to popular belief, food does not “soak up” or “absorb” alcohol but instead, slows it down by coating the lining of your stomach. Essentially it’s a pay me now or pay me later situation where alcohol is absorbed eventually. Foods that are high in protein such as meats and […]
Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to one death every 53 minutes1. The problem of driving under the influence: Texas continues to lead the nation in alcohol impaired driving fatalities1. In 2014, 3 out of every 10 (30%) drivers with BAC […]
On August 21, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration kicked off the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.