Category: DUI Accidents
Oktoberfest in Southwest Florida is a time for celebration. It is also time when DUI accidents occur because of over-imbibing revelers.
Florida bars may have some responsibility if a driving under the influence (DUI) accident occurs after a patron leaves the establishment, gets behind the wheel, and ends up in an accident.
Impaired driving is involved in about one-quarter of all Florida motor vehicle deaths, and Florida has a variety of strategies to target impaired drivers.
According to an Ipsos poll, 77 percent of Americans back federal action requiring vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving.
On June 3, 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released preliminary estimates of crash fatalities in 2020 involving motor vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. NHTSA’s early estimates show 38,680 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Some of these fatalities are the result of drivers using alcohol and marijuana.
It is a time for celebration for many Florida high school and college graduating seniors. It is also one of the most dangerous times.
About 60 percent of all wrong-way accidents are caused by drunk drivers whose blood alcohol level is more than twice the legal limit.
There are 4 common drunk driving accidents that can be prevented by choosing not to drink and drive before imbibing. Drunk driving accidents are 100 percent preventable.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics show 30 people die every day because of drunk driving, which equates to one person dying every 48 minutes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says more than a quarter of all traffic-related deaths are the direct result of alcohol impairment. About 800 people per day are injured, and 30 people die in a drunk-driving crash.