By Amy E. Feldman
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – What is it with actors and drunk driving? Don’t they know the legal limits?READ MORE: Pete Rose Dismisses Sexual Misconduct Questions At Phillies' Alumni Weekend: 'It Was 55 Years Ago, Babe'
Actress Amanda Bynes was arrested twice in four days for drunk driving and hit and run, leading to many questions. First, what’s the point of being rich and famous if you can’t hire a driver? And second, how much alcohol can I drink before I put myself at risk of DUI?READ MORE: Man Shot In Hunting Park Section Of Philadelphia
Every state, including Pennsylvania, as lowered the threshold for intoxicated driving to a blood alcohol content of .08 for a drunk driving offense – .02 if you are a minor. And while alcohol is metabolized differently based on gender, weight, and whether or not you’ve eaten, approximately three beers in an hour will get a 130 pound woman above the legal limit.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
If you aren’t rich or famous enough to hire a driver, designate one or call a cab.