Category: DUI Accidents
If you or a loved one is planning on viewing football games, and alcohol is part of the plan, please be responsible.
The second Arizona Cardinals’ executive this year was recently arrested for drunk driving. The Cardinal organization suspended its executive vice president and chief operating officer for at least six weeks without compensation and fined him $200,000.
On August 23, 2019, a jury imposed a $30.8 million verdict on two Florida bars for the devastating brain damage a woman suffered in a hit-and-run accident, following a night of underage drinking.
NAADAC announced that September 2019 is the 30th anniversary of its National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. This is a national observation to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.
On July 30, 2019, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced it is partnering with Silicon Valley-Based Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a leader in 3-D perception systems which are used “…in a variety of commercial applications, including autonomous vehicles.”
The long lazy days of summer and vacations are coming to an end. Southwest Florida children are back in school. For most people, Labor Day weekend marks the start of the fall season.
A new Mothers Against Drunk Driving Court Monitoring Report issued in May 2019 showed that 61 percent (3 out of 5) of drunk drivers are convicted of their charges. The nationwide average was collected by court monitors in 12 states.
Investigating authorities report that boating under the influence was the cause of a July 4th jet ski accident by the Sanibel Causeway.
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.