The dangers of driving the day after

Whether or not you’re safe to drive the morning or day after drinking depends on how much alcohol you’ve consumed, if you’ve left enough time for your system to get rid of the alcohol AND CRUCIALLY, if you have left enough time for the brain impairment effects of alcohol to wear off.

It takes a lot longer than most people think for alcohol to pass through the body. For example, after consuming 15 units of alcohol, it could take a minimum of 15 hours for the alcohol to leave your system – that’s lunchtime the next day, for most people.

Even if you feel sober, the effects of alcohol on your brain will impair your ability to drive safely for many hours into the next day – SO DON’T EVER RISK IT.

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