Category: DUI Accidents
On January 3 Amendment 2, expanding qualifying medical conditions for marijuana became effective in Florida. Using marijuana for medical reasons is now legal in nearly half of the states in the U.S. These laws have raised serious concerns about drug-impaired driving.
Most American football enthusiasts mark the end of the season by watching the Super Bowl with friends and families. Fort Myers DUI Accident Attorneys want to remind everyone to have a plan and to not drink and drive.
Think you can judge how drunk you are? Think Again - There are many people who think they can judge how drunk they, or their friends, are. This is not the case.
Every year DUIs cause unnecessary injury and death to non-drinking drivers and passengers. In order to protect the public, states have enacted sobriety tests to get DUI suspects off our roads. However, these tests have become a major problem for the criminal justice system.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requested that the states supply data to them reflecting how many drunk-driving offenders had prior DUI convictions on their records. Twelve of the fifty states submitted data.
This is the season of shopping and celebrating. Many friends and families gather for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s get-togethers. It is a time of joy and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related highway deaths has also become a tradition of the season.
We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday and want to take this time to remind everyone of the dangers of drinking and driving.
An NBC News report in September 2016 stated that binge drinking is on the rise in the United States with the percentage of heavy drinkers up by 17 percent from where it was in 2005. One area where binge drinking is prevalent is on college campuses.
For many years, the National Family Partnership (NFP) has encouraged everyone to be drug free during its annual National Red Ribbon Campaign®. This year Red Ribbon Week will be October 23 – 31. This year’s theme is “YOLO, Be Drug Free™. The theme was created by sixth grade students in Claysburg, PA.
An 18 year-old, Alex Otte, believes the answer to the question of equal treatment of BUIs and DUIs is yes, and she is working hard to make Boating Under the Influence (BUI) have the same fines and punishments as Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the state of Kentucky.