Category: DUI Accidents
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) reports that in 2015 10,265 people were killed and approximately 290,000 were injured in DUI accidents. DUI drivers are not the only ones who can be held responsible.
Drugged driving is on the rise. For the first time, people involved in fatal crashes are more likely to have drugs than alcohol in their systems. This was recently brought to the public’s attention in the high-profile arrest of golf legend, Tiger Woods.
The 4th of July is a celebration of our nation’s birth and is enjoyed across the country. The combination of alcohol and celebration makes the 4th of July a dangerous time on the road, and every year hundreds of Americans die as a result of alcohol-related vehicle crashes.
On May 22, 2017 Jeff Rosen of Rosen Reports did a segment on the TODAY show after police issued a warning on a widening problem of home delivery services providing alcohol to minors. 53 percent of eighth graders say it is "fairly to very easy" to get alcohol as did 71 percent of tenth graders.
DUI accidents are not “accidents.” They are preventable. When a victim is severely injured or killed because of the choice a person makes to drive while under the influence, the impact is more than significant. The victim suffers. The victim’s family and friends suffer.
Being under the influence of alcoholic beverages is a recipe for disaster. During this Alcohol Awareness Month 2017, we feel it is time to review the myths and facts about alcoholic beverages.
There is always a victim in DUI accidents. We all know them or read or hear about them in the media. These are the defenseless men, women and children affected by drugged or drunk drivers. There are many questions victims have when they enter our offices, and we are prepared to answer them.
The NABCA has designated April as Alcohol Awareness month to bring alcohol issues to the forefront.
Florida is party central for many college spring-breakers, and our hotels, restaurants and bars are making sure their properties are ready to receive the 26.3 million students who will be descending upon our beaches.
Everyone seems to be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. There are the traditional parades, block parties, the “wearing of the green”, restaurant/bar parties, and even green beer. The color of the beer may be different, but the effects of it are the same – an increase in DUIs.