Category: DUI Accidents
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.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest drinking days of the year when incidents of driving under the influence spike.
We must get the message out to the community that even if marijuana is medically legal to use, it is not legal to drive under the influence. Lives are changed forever by this irresponsible action on the part of some drivers.
We wish everyone a happy and safe New Year’s. Please enjoy your celebrations with friends and family and plan ahead should the celebrations involve alcoholic beverages.
Nearly 11,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in 2017. Eliminating impaired driving should be everyone’s goal.
Many will be celebrating over the holiday season, and these celebrations often include alcoholic beverages. Knowing how long alcohol stays in the system can be complicated.
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. It is a time when families and friends join together to give thanks and enjoy one another’s company. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving also marks the beginning of a dangerous season and is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road.