Category: DUI Accidents
There are 4 common drunk driving accidents that can be prevented by choosing not to drink and drive before imbibing. Drunk driving accidents are 100 percent preventable.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics show 30 people die every day because of drunk driving, which equates to one person dying every 48 minutes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says more than a quarter of all traffic-related deaths are the direct result of alcohol impairment. About 800 people per day are injured, and 30 people die in a drunk-driving crash.
December is one of the most dangerous months for driving and has been deemed National Impaired Driving Prevention Month by Presidential proclamation.
On October 22, 2020, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) marked the 20th anniversary of the 0.08 blood alcohol content (BAC) standard in the United States. MADD says this was a historic victory for victims of drunk driving that saved thousands of lives.
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and we at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. would like to remind everyone that even though our gatherings may be smaller and limited this year, DUI accidents can still occur.
Is there a difference between impairment and intoxication? A Fort Myers DUI accident lawyer says, “Yes, there is a difference, but both are dangerous when a person considers driving after drinking.”
Healing From the Effects of a Drunk Driving Accident: Steps You Can Take to Heal Physically, Emotionally and FinanciallyNovember 5, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents
Every day, nearly 30 people across the United States die in a drunk-driving accident. That is approximately one preventable death every 50 minutes. In Florida, where drunk drivers cause 25% of car accidents, the death toll is nearly one person per day. Despite the emotional toll, drunk driving also takes a huge financial toll on injured individuals and their families. Our Fort Myers accident lawyer knows that drunk driving accidents cost tens of billions of dollars a year; however, it is...
A Fort Myers car accident lawyer says drivers have a responsibility to protect young passengers. If drivers decide to drive while impaired, they are potentially committing child endangerment.
Victim impact panels are designed to hold drunk drivers accountable and help them realize the seriousness of their actions. Also known as a VIP, a victim impact panel is a meeting where a person convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is ordered to listen to DUI victims (typically three or four people) about how the accident has affected their lives or the lives of their loved ones. Many DUI offenders are required to attend a victim impact panel to help ensure that their...