The information in this report is from the Solon Police. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A Twinsburg woman was arrested and charged with drunken driving after she crashed her car into a traffic pole in Solon, according to Solon Police. A 47-year-old Twinsburg woman was charged on Dec. 22 with drunken driving and failure to control after her car struck a traffic pole at the intersection of Solon and Aurora roads in Solon, according to a police report. The woman said she had just left a work holiday part at Freeway Lanes in Solon, and she was stumbling around and slurring her speech after the crash, according to the report. She registered a .162 on the breathalyzer test, above the legal limit of .08, according to police.
If you insist on driving after a few drinks, here's what you should know about how alcohol affects your system and your criminal record.
Do you know how many drinks you can have before you're in danger of getting a drunken driving violation? This year in Twinsburg, there have been a number of drunken driving arrests. As we head into the holiday season, Patch wants you to know when enough is enough. When police pull drivers over for suspected drunken driving, officers ask them to perform field sobriety tests and to take a breath test to measure Blood Alcohol Content. A BAC test measures the percentage of alcohol present in a person's bloodstream. Ohio's legal limit is 0.08. According to the Virginia Tech Alcohol Abuse Prevention website, every 40 minutes, 0.01 percent of alcohol leaves your system. The limit for people under 21 is 0.02, said township Chief Michael McNeely…