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BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For example, the Indiana Administrative Code on breathalyzer equipment stipulated "[t]he instrument must analyze breath samples and the numerical blood alcohol concentration value it reports shall be in units of percent by weight (%weight/volume) of alcohol in blood" (Ind.
The correspondence between saliva and breath estimates of blood alcohol concentration: advantages and limitations of the saliva method.
44 (41.1) 4 (21.1) Total 107 (100.0) 19 (100.0) Blood alcohol concentration (g/dL) * Zero 61 (67.0) 10 (58.8) 0.01-0.07 6 (6.6) 1 (5.9) [greater than or equal to] 0.08 24 (26.4) 6 (35.3) Total 91 (100.0) 17 (100.0) Homeless persons Overall Characteristic No.
Anyone driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 grams per deciliter (0.4 for commercial drivers) or higher is considered legally impaired.
On the other hand, drivers of trucks, buses, motorcycles and public utility vehicles should be totally sober while on the road due to their 0.0 percent blood alcohol concentration limit.
For example, several well-known over-the-counter medications, such as aspirin, Tagamet[R] (cimetidine), and Zantac[R] (ranitidine), interact with alcohol metabolism leading to a higher level of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) (Baraona et al.
Also, under the new Safe Roads for a Safer Ontario Act introduced last year, drivers caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration between 50 and 80 milligrams (known as the "warn range"), will have their licence immediately suspended for three days for a first occurrence, seven days for a second occurrence and 30 days for a third or subsequent occurrence.
Drunk-driving fatalities - those in crashes involving a driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or greater - declined by 7.4% in 2009 from 2008 and 19% since 2000.
The survey sought to assess respondent's perceptions of drink driving-related risks and safety measures by asking questions about the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit in their respective country and about how many alcoholic drinks before driving they considered unsafe.
Only 44% are aware the law prohibits driving with a blood alcohol concentration of over 0.5 grams per liter.
In this paper we discuss various models that students at pre-university level could implement and use to investigate blood alcohol concentration after consumption of one or more alcoholic drinks.
If a 150-pound man drinks one BU in an hour, this will produce a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of about 0.025%, excluding any calculation for liver metabolism.