One glass of wine in DC won’t result in DUI …

unless the glass is very large or you are very small

The D.C. Council voted Tuesday to void the city’s “zero tolerance” drunk driving law that allowed drivers to be arrested for minor amounts of alcohol in their bloodstream.
The council voted 9-3 to pass emergency legislation to bring city laws in line with those of Virginia, Maryland and other states. Council members acted quickly after news reports highlighted a few cases where drivers were arrested after having a single glass of wine. Members said they were worried about a drop-off in business for District bars and restaurants and concerned that the city’s law was fast becoming a national joke.
Like other states [Ed. When did DC become a state?], the bill would make clear that drivers with less than .05 blood alcohol are presumed to not be intoxicated.

DUI Bill Passes D.C. Council,” by Eric M. Weiss, The Washington Post, October 18, 2005

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