Category: DUI Accidents
MADD says that ignition interlocks have stopped more than 3 million U.S. drunk-driving attempts since 2006.
Because Southwest Florida has seen an increase in drunk-driving, wrong-way collisions in the last few months, authorities are actively working on technology, road design, and signage to decrease the number of accidents.
As Americans, we honor our fallen heroes on Memorial Day by attending parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, and long weekend get-togethers with friends and family. NSC estimates that 380 people may die on our nation’s roads over the 2019 Memorial Day weekend because many celebrations involve alcohol consumption and driving.
Impaired driving is no accident. Drivers and their families and friends can take preventative measures to be sure drivers do not have the opportunity of driving while impaired.
NHTSA reported there was an alcohol-impaired traffic fatality every 48 minutes in 2017. These DUI accidents are preventable.
Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s teens and young adults, and parents can do things to keep them safe.
When one thinks of Saint Patrick’s Day, one often thinks about wearing green, parades and get-togethers at bars, pubs and private parties. These get-togethers often contribute to making Saint Patrick’s Day one of the deadliest holidays on our nation’s roads.
Driving under the influence of drugs is a major issue for Southwest Florida, and we join in applauding our law enforcement officials in their efforts to make our roads safer for everyone.
Spring Break is a time for young people to relax together and enjoy good times. During these good times, many believe that Spring Break runs on group mentality.
Alcohol use remains a major factor in traffic accidents. Based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every 48 minutes there is an alcohol-impaired traffic fatality in the United States.