In Massachusetts, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08% or greater. For individuals under the age of 21, the Massachusetts RMV will suspend your license for operating a motor vehicle with a .02% BAC or higher. Operators of a commercial driver’s license (CDL) face a CDL suspension for operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of at least .04%.”
The most commonly used formula to calculate Blood Alcohol Content is:
%BAC = (A x 5.14/W x r) – .015 x H, where
However, this formula is not 100% accurate when used to calculate Blood Alcohol Content. Several complex factors must be taken into consideration to accurately calculate Blood Alcohol Content, such as physical and emotional health, as well as the consumption of food.
“This BAC calculator is for informational purposes only. This tool does not provide a 100% accurate reading of an individual’s blood alcohol content because it cannot account for a number of variables that impact one’s BAC. By using this calculator, you acknowledge that any calculations are not scientifically reliable and may contain inaccuracies, and we expressly exclude liability to the fullest extent permitted by law. We strongly recommend that you do not operate a motor vehicle if you have consumed any alcohol.”