Category: DUI Accidents
On June 3, 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released preliminary estimates of crash fatalities in 2020 involving motor vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. NHTSA’s early estimates show 38,680 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Some of these fatalities are the result of drivers using alcohol and marijuana.
It is a time for celebration for many Florida high school and college graduating seniors. It is also one of the most dangerous times.
About 60 percent of all wrong-way accidents are caused by drunk drivers whose blood alcohol level is more than twice the legal limit.
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.”