Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

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Re: Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

Postby Whole Lotta Lotta » 07 Jan 2012, 19:39

Fortunately your lesson may only be financial. Better than losing your ARC over it.
I have an APRC. I think this helps me a little bit. I have never heard of anybody being deported over something like this.

You said you went to buy a new bike, is that because the one you were riding was written off or impounded by the police?

The police did nothing about the bike. The reason I went to buy a new one is because the one I was riding was crappy even before the accident.
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Re: Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

Postby zender » 07 Jan 2012, 21:54

You said you were measured at over .25?! :eek: And the police were trying to figure out how much higher your level was when the accident happened? Is there more than one way of measuring blood alcohol content? I'm guessing that if the police/prosecutor tells a judge your alcohol level, the judge won't want to hear your testimony as you were too tanked to give a reliable account.
And did you say you drove to a spot where you could walk part of it off? I wouldn't tell that to a judge.
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5. BAC = .10 = This is legally drunk in most states. There is a clear deterioration of reaction time and control.

6. BAC = .12-.15 = Vomiting usually occurs, unless this level is reached slowly or a person has developed a tolerance to alcohol. Drinkers are drowsy.

Drinkers display emotional instability, loss of critical judgment, impairment of perception, memory, and comprehension.

Lack of sensor-motor coordination and impaired balance are typical. Decreased sensory responses and increased reaction times develop. The vision is significantly impaired, including limited ability to see detail, peripheral vision, and slower glare recovery.

8. BAC = .18-.25 = Drinkers are disoriented, confused, dizzy, and have exaggerated emotional states. Vision is disturbed, as is perception of color, form, motion, and dimensions.

Drinkers have increased pain threshold and lack of muscular coordination. Drinkers stagger or lose the ability to walk and have slurred speech. Apathy and lethargy are typical.

9. BAC = .25-.30 = Drinkers display general inertia, near total loss of motor functions, little response to stimuli, inability to stand or walk, vomiting, and incontinence. Drinkers may lose consciousness or fall into a stupor.

10. BAC = .30-.50 = Symptoms are complete unconsciousness, depressed or absent reflexes, subnormal body temperature, incontinence, and impairment of circulation and respiration.

Death may occur at .37% or higher. BACs of .45% and higher are fatal to nearly all individuals.
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Re: Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

Postby Whole Lotta Lotta » 07 Jan 2012, 22:29

zender wrote:You said you were measured at over .25?! :eek: And the police were trying to figure out how much higher your level was when the accident happened? Is there more than one way of measuring blood alcohol content? I'm guessing that if the police/prosecutor tells a judge your alcohol level, the judge won't want to hear your testimony as you were too tanked to give a reliable account.
And did you say you drove to a spot where you could walk part of it off? I wouldn't tell that to a judge.
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5. BAC = .10 = This is legally drunk in most states. There is a clear deterioration of reaction time and control.

6. BAC = .12-.15 = Vomiting usually occurs, unless this level is reached slowly or a person has developed a tolerance to alcohol. Drinkers are drowsy.

Drinkers display emotional instability, loss of critical judgment, impairment of perception, memory, and comprehension.

Lack of sensor-motor coordination and impaired balance are typical. Decreased sensory responses and increased reaction times develop. The vision is significantly impaired, including limited ability to see detail, peripheral vision, and slower glare recovery.

8. BAC = .18-.25 = Drinkers are disoriented, confused, dizzy, and have exaggerated emotional states. Vision is disturbed, as is perception of color, form, motion, and dimensions.

Drinkers have increased pain threshold and lack of muscular coordination. Drinkers stagger or lose the ability to walk and have slurred speech. Apathy and lethargy are typical.

9. BAC = .25-.30 = Drinkers display general inertia, near total loss of motor functions, little response to stimuli, inability to stand or walk, vomiting, and incontinence. Drinkers may lose consciousness or fall into a stupor.

10. BAC = .30-.50 = Symptoms are complete unconsciousness, depressed or absent reflexes, subnormal body temperature, incontinence, and impairment of circulation and respiration.

Death may occur at .37% or higher. BACs of .45% and higher are fatal to nearly all individuals.

Umm... Taiwan uses a different system than they do in the States. You can basically add a 0 after that decimal point.
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Re: Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

Postby Charlie Phillips » 07 Jan 2012, 22:33

zender wrote:Death may occur at .37% or higher. BACs of .45% and higher are fatal to nearly all individuals.


You are mixing your scales. Taiwan doesn't use blood alcohol percentage.
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Re: Do I have a chance in this against them in this situation?

Postby zender » 07 Jan 2012, 22:42

Thanks for the info, Guys. :bow: This makes more sense.
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