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How can a blood alcohol concentration of .05 affect me?

Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels affect everyone differently. Generally, at .05 BAC, you may display exaggerated behavior and have loss of small-muscle control (focusing your eyes, for example), impaired judgment, lowered alertness and a release of inhibition. The physical effects of a .05 BAC involve further reduced coordination and ability to track moving objects, difficulty steering an automobile and a reduced response to emergency driving situations.

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