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Safety Experts Want to Lower the Drunk Driving Threshold

Each year, an estimated 10, 000 deaths occur because of drunk driving. Scientific experts, who say that these deaths are “completely preventable, ” recently issued a report that encourages states to take another look at their drunk driving thresholds. If their suggestion to lower the current BAC threshold is headed, the number of criminal drunk driving cases in the United States could dramatically increase. Drunk driving accident victims, who often [...]

2018-04-24T09:30:00+00:00April 24, 2018|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Obtaining Compensation After an Accident with a Drunk Driver

Statistics indicate that three out of 10 drivers in the U.S. will experience a drunk driving accident at some point in their lives. Sadly, these accidents often involve uninsured or unlicensed drivers who have repeatedly driven while intoxicated, so victims may struggle to obtain compensation. Add in the chances of a hit-and-run and the devastating nature of most drunk driving accidents and you have a frustrating and frightening situation for [...]

2018-02-20T09:40:00+00:00February 20, 2018|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Drugged Driving More Prominent Than Drunk Driving

Drunk driving accidents have long plagued society. Unfortunately, it is no longer the biggest threat on the road. Instead, that title now goes to drugged driving. The following explains the severity of the problem, and it provides some solutions for staying safe on the road. It also offers useful information on the rights of drugged driving accident victims, including their right to pursue compensation with the assistance of an experienced [...]

2017-05-23T09:05:00+00:00May 23, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Seeking Compensation as a Drunk Driving Victim

Each year, nearly 10, 000 people are killed in drunk driving accidents. Even more experience injuries of varying degrees. Many victims need at least some form of medical treatment, which can result in costly medical bills. Further, some drunk driving accident victims may lose time at work. Still, others may experience permanent disability and may never be able to return to work – and all because one person acted with [...]

2017-04-11T09:17:00+00:00April 11, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Who Can Be Held Liable in a Drunk Driving Accident?

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that intoxicated driving causes approximately 31 percent of all traffic-related deaths in America. In total, that amounts to nearly 10 million drunk driving deaths per year, and about one death every 53 minutes. Additionally, there are thousands more injured in drunk driving crashes. The following examines who can be held liable in such situations, and why it is important. [...]

2017-03-21T09:41:00+00:00March 21, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Drunk Driving Accidents Seriously Injure Thousands of Innocent Victims Each Year

A recent drunk driving accident in Wisconsin led to the hospitalization of four people. The driver, who was allegedly rear-ended the other vehicle, was also checked for possible injuries before being jailed on charges for suspicion of injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle. This incident, though tragic, is extremely common in the United States. It is so common, in fact, that it causes thousands of deaths and injuries each [...]

2016-06-21T13:51:18+00:00June 21, 2016|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Drunk Driving Thought to be a Factor in the Rise of Hit-and-Run Crashes in U.S.

Over the last few years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has tracked an increasing number of hit-and-run accidents in the United States. Some of these accidents are caused by young drivers or those who do not have a license or the proper insurance. However, the biggest contributing factor is thought to be alcohol. And the problem is a lot bigger than most people realize. The Relationship Between Alcohol [...]

2016-05-19T14:53:18+00:00May 19, 2016|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Drunk Driving Accidents May Increase over Holiday Season

Holidays are known for celebrations and, often, celebrations involve serving alcoholic beverages. Unfortunately, many revelers decide to leave a party at a restaurant or a friend's house and drive themselves home. However, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is extremely dangerous and often leads to serious drunk driving accidents. According to statistics reported by advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 290, 000 individuals in the United States sustained [...]

2015-10-27T13:17:05+00:00October 27, 2015|Drunk Driving Accidents|
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