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You are safe as long as your BAC was under 0.08 percent, right?

Wrong. In many cases, yes, you can avoid a DUI charge if police officers find that your BAC is under 0.08 percent. However, that is not always a guarantee against criminal charges. For example, if you were swerving all over the road, you could face charges even with a BAC of, say, 0.06 percent. Even the  Delaware DMV website states that anything more than 0.05 percent is enough to get you arrested. Part of the reason behind this is that alcohol affects people differently. You may not have drunk in years, so it could have taken just one or two glasses of wine for you to drive unsafely. Meanwhile, someone who regularly drinks may still have been able to drive reasonably safely at a 0.06 percent BAC.

3 dangerous mistakes to avoid when driving in the rain

It has already started raining here in Wilmington, and it is going to continue as we enter fall and winter. This might seem like no big deal, but it can actually have a huge impact on your safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), wet weather requires you to take special care while driving

Steps to take after a car accident

A car accident is not something you plan for. In fact, it's usually quite the opposite; most drivers do what they can to avoid getting into an accident. Unfortunately for some, accidents are unavoidable. So when they do happen, it's best to be prepared.


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