Category: DUI Accidents
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says we must recognize the dangers of teen drinking and driving and that teen drivers are at a much greater risk of crashing after drinking alcohol than adult drivers.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) wants everyone to know that driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is illegal. Drivers are also at risk of injuring themselves, passengers, and/or others should they choose to drive drunk and/or drugged.
St. Patrick’s Day is a day of celebrations when many people claim to be Irish. People often dress in funny leprechaun hats and drink a lot of green beer. It is also the day when preventable accidents occur.
Cape Coral, FL (March 12, 2020) Cecilia Hamm, a Cape Coral mother, lost her husband and son to a wrong-way drunk driver in April 2019. Last night she almost lost her second son to another wrong-way drunk driver.
Spring Break 2020 has already started and does not stop until the end of March. This is a special time for students to relax and be carefree. Some students may take “relaxing” and “carefree” too far.
The National Safety Council (NSC) says, “Impairment begins with the first drink.” Even though every state in the U.S. has the limit at which a driver is legally impaired at 0.08, research has shown that a majority of drivers have deteriorated driving performance significantly lower by the time the blood alcohol level (BAC) reaches this level.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released its 2019 Report to the Nation on December 23, 2019. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were rated in five categories.
Drunk driving is 100 percent preventable. Numerous injuries and even deaths occur because a driver negligently drives while intoxicated.
Florida’s medical marijuana law for qualifying diagnosed conditions went into effect in 2019.
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a report, “High-Risk Impaired Drivers: Combating a Critical Threat” which focuses on the challenges and opportunities associated with the high-risk impaired driver (HRID), a person who lacks the restraint or self-control to resist driving impaired.