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Activity #1: Fact or Fiction - The Truth about Impaired Driving (11-12.1 Handout)

Statement True False Not Sure
1. If your BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) is below the legal limit, you cannot be charged with an impaired driving offence.      
2. Your driver’s license can be suspended immediately by a police officer for impaired driving.      
3. Having only one drink per hour allows you to stay below the legal limit.      
4. If you are impaired while operating a snowmobile on your own property you cannot be charged with impaired driving.      
5. An impaired driving charge is nothing to be concerned about. You pay the ticket and that’s that.      
6. If you have had too much to drink, drinking a cup of coffee and taking a cold shower will sober you up enough to drive.      
7. Driving under the influence of drugs is less risky than driving under the influence of alcohol.      
8. If you suspect that someone has had too much to drink but they assure you they are okay to drive, you should trust their judgment and get in a vehicle with them.      
9. Any drug that changes your mood or the way you feel (e.g. illegal drugs, prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs) impairs your ability to drive.      
10. If you are under 21 years of age and a fully licensed driver, it’s okay to have one drink and drive.