Category: DUI Accidents
Alcohol-impaired drivers get behind the wheel millions of times every year, and more than 10,000 people in the U.S. die every year in crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Choosing the right designated driver (DD) may mean the difference between a wonderful night out and a trip to the emergency room following a drunk-driving accident.
ABC News in Tampa reported that impaired driving tragically killed 799 Floridians in 2021. Complacency toward drunk driving worsens the public’s safety.
The November 2021 signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by the administration is lauded by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as the most significant lifesaving legislation in the 41-year history of MADD.
Florida is a Mecca for boating enthusiasts. Whether an excursion is for fishing or any other pleasure, our waters will be filled with boaters during Southwest Florida’s busy 2021-2022 tourist season. Florida’s waters were deadlier for boaters in 2020 than in at least a decade.
When a person is injured or tragically dies in a vehicle accident, it can devastate the victim and his or her family. Vehicle accidents can cause financial burdens including staggering medical bills, lost wages, emotional stress, and financial stress.
A study of some of our nation’s trauma centers in late 2020 showed 56 percent of drivers involved in serious injury and fatal crashes tested positive for at least one drug.
Oktoberfest in Southwest Florida is a time for celebration. It is also time when DUI accidents occur because of over-imbibing revelers.
Florida bars may have some responsibility if a driving under the influence (DUI) accident occurs after a patron leaves the establishment, gets behind the wheel, and ends up in an accident.
Impaired driving is involved in about one-quarter of all Florida motor vehicle deaths, and Florida has a variety of strategies to target impaired drivers.
According to an Ipsos poll, 77 percent of Americans back federal action requiring vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving.