Jake by brooklynkidWithout having another drink, New Yorkers are drunker! The State lowered the blood alcohol content threshold for DWI conviction from 0.10% to 0.08%. The Post says an average sized man can reach 0.08% after 4 beers. Luckily, Gothamist doesn't drive (and we do not tolerate driving while drunk - have a designated driver), we just wreak havoc around the city, drinking too many Cosmos and talking very loudly. In these instances, it's good to have a designated friend to steer you clear of disaster and piece together what happened when you don't remember. Or have a camera.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on preventing impaired driving. And learn more from the Blood Alcohol Educator.