Once alcohol is consumed, the majority of it is eliminated when it is burned or oxidized in the body. The rest of the alcohol leaves the body through your breath, urine, and perspiration. How intoxicated a person gets depends on how quickly alcohol is absorbed into the blood stream. Once there, it is eliminated at a fairly steady rate. Alcohol that is absorbed quickly into the bloodstream will cause a person to feel the effects sooner, whereas slower absorption could cause the alcohol to be burned up before the effects can be felt.
Understanding how all this works plays a crucial role in building a strong defense against your charges. Our Orlando DUI defense attorney can carefully review the evidence in your case and provide insight into whether your arrest was fair or not.
The rate at which a driver absorbs and eliminates alcohol depends on the driver's metabolic rate, what they have eaten, and fatigue level among other factors. As it is absorbed into the body, alcohol can affect the brain and other bodily systems.
Absorption can lead to the following:
Alcohol that you ingested, but has not yet been absorbed into the bloodstream will not have any effect on you and cannot cause you to be impaired while driving. In the hands of Ali & Blankner, this information can go a long way towards challenging the prosecution's accusation of DUI. Our Orlando criminal defense attorneys can cause enough utilize this evidence to possibly get your charges reduced or dropped altogether.
Simply being arrested for DUI does not mean that you have been convicted of DUI. An experienced defense attorney from Ali & Blankner can challenge a DUI arrest and protect your freedom. We are prepared to fight against your charges.
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