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What is the blood alcohol level in Tennessee?

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What is the blood alcohol level in Tennessee?

What is the blood alcohol level in Tennessee?

What is the blood alcohol level in Tennessee? The legal limit in Tennessee is for blood alcohol tests or breath alcohol test is 0.08. What 0.08 stands for essentially is it is a measure of the number of grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood. Tennessee has a, what’s called an Aggravated DUI. Whenever you are at a 0.20 or essentially two and a half times the legal limit or greater, you have an enhancement, which means that you would have to if convicted serve a consecutive seven days in jail instead of the minimum 48 hours for 0.08 DUI.

Important thing to know is even before you get your blood tests back, it is important to call a lawyer, sit down with a lawyer for free and try to evaluate your situation. To try to determine what your blood alcohol might be because there is a lot of planning that can take place while you are waiting to receive your blood alcohol that can affect the outcome of your case.

If you have been accused of driving under the influence, give us a call today. At Garza Law Firm, we are here to help you through this difficult time.