When is it safe to drive?
We wanted to see how different people metabolize alcohol.
It takes people about one hour
to metabolize one shot of alcohol.
One hour later we breathalyzed our drinkers.
Despite variance in body types,
it took everyone one hour to fully metabolize the shot.
What if you take three shots in one hour?
Will you be sober in three hours?
Three hours later...
If you take more than one shot an hour,
your body can't process the shots due to oversaturation,
resulting in a high BAC lasting several hours.
Hence the danger in binge drinking and drinking games.
It's important to know
time doesn't always make it safe to...