Instructions:

Record the BAC Test results, if administered. If results are pending, temporarily use code 6 and revise later.

Definition:

Indicates the presence of alcohol by test, type, and result.

Rationale:

Alcohol remains the most prevalent drug involved in motor vehicle crashes. Capturing alcohol concentration whenever a driver or non-motorist is tested will provide an accurate assessment of the role of alcohol involvement.

CodeAttributeDefinition
1Test Not GivenIndicates a BAC test was not administered.
20.00-0.01Indicates the result of a BAC test.
30.02-0.03Indicates the result of a BAC test.
40.04-0.07Indicates the result of a BAC test.
50.08 or GreaterIndicates the result of a BAC test.
6BAC Test Performed, Results UnknownIf this attribute is used, an explanation in the narrative is recommended.
7Positive Reading with No actual ValueIndicates a positive result without an actual numerical value from an administered BAC test. If this attribute is used, an explanation in the narrative is recommended.
8Unknown, if TestedIf this attribute is used, an explanation in the narrative is recommended.

Accuracy Checks

  • If BAC Test Result is recorded, then Test Status should be recorded as ‘test given’.