When one drink with dinner is too much

Baby boomers who have one drink and then drive may be a danger on the road, according to a US study that found older adults are much more affected by alcohol than their younger counterparts.

Just one drink is enough to alter their reaction times research shows, with over 55s tending to perform relatively poorly in precision driving tests. They also tended to drive more slowly than the younger adults in a bid to stay on track.

Researchers from the University of Florida studied two age groups: those aged 25 to 35 and then