One teenager is dead and another is behind bars after a serious drunk driving crash on Cave Creek Road. According to Fox 10 Phoenix, the crash involved multiple vehicles, but only one was carrying passengers at the time of the accident.
Reports indicate the driver of the vehicle that caused the crash was a 19-year-old boy. The passenger in the vehicle was also 19. The driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system, and was driving around twice the speed limit for the area. Read the rest »
At all times during the weekend, frustrated drivers, speeding drivers, road rage drivers, and drunk drivers are out in full force, and the latter could put you at serious risk for being involved in an Arizona drunk driving accident. If you’re worried about being involved in a collision with a drunk driver, there are ways that you can prevent it. You could always stay inside and enjoy the nice, long weekend from the comfort of your bed. But if you have other plans, and those plans include going outside and having fun, especially at night, then you’ll need to get acquainted with methods for keeping yourself and your passengers safe. Here are some questions you should ask yourself before hitting the road. Read the rest »
Every Avondale drunk driving accident that happens is a tragedy, and if you or someone you know has been involved in one of these incidents, you’ll stop at nothing to ensure that it doesn’t happen again. Aside from abstaining from drunk driving, you may not know what you can do to prevent drunk driving accidents. Most likely, you’ve formulated a plan for what you’re going to do if you encounter a drunk driver, though, unless you’ve been reading this article, you’ve probably got a few things wrong or missing from your plan all together. Here are some things you should consider before you launch your next plan to protect yourself from drunk drivers. Read the rest »
When you think about Flagstaff drunk driving accidents, you don’t think about how they could impact your life. After all, nothing like that could ever happen to you or someone you love. The trouble is that these types of accidents happen every day, especially to unsuspecting individuals. Even those who drink and drive do not always believe that they can be involved in a collision. That’s what happens when we become too confident in our driving capabilities. Read the rest »
The holidays are coming up, and that means the risk of being involved in an Arizona drunk driving accident will increase. According to reports from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, this year’s numbers showed that there were many more people being caught driving under the influence (DUI) on the roads this year. Reports indicated that officers arrested 534 drivers this year for drunk driving offenses, while slightly more than 420 were arrested for the same offenses last year. These numbers are likely to continue to remain high, as people come together to celebrate the holidays. As a motorist, you have to do what you can to protect yourself against these drivers, and the injuries that come with the accidents they may cause. Here are some of the best ways to do just that. Read the rest »
More than 30 Santa Cruz County drunk driving collisions are reported each year through the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). These incidents may account for only around 5.5 percent of the total number of traffic accidents that happen in the county each year, but they often leave serious destruction in their wake. According to statistics, drunk driving accidents in the county have a risk of injury at around 43 percent and a death risk rate of around 10 percent. For anyone who lives in Santa Cruz County, these statistics are simply too high for comfort.
How Your Life May Change After a Santa Cruz County Drunk Driving Collision
If you are involved in a Santa Cruz County drunk driving collision, there is a possibility that your life may change rather significantly as a result of any injuries you sustained. Some of the most common and upsetting changes crash victims experience include: Read the rest »
Every year, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports the occurrences of more than 45 Apache County drunk driving collisions. These collisions make up more than 10 percent of the total number of car crashes that happen in the county. According to statistics, nearly 20 individuals die as a result of their involvement in a collision involving a drunk driver in this county on an annual basis, and these deaths account for more than 51 percent of the total car crash-related deaths that happen in the city. The more than 60 injuries that are reported in these drunk driving incidents account for roughly 20 percent of the total injuries sustained in traffic accidents.
Preventing Apache County Drunk Driving Collisions
All drivers must do whatever it takes to ensure their own safety and the safety of their passengers against Apache County drunk driving collisions. Some of the best things that drivers can do to prevent these collisions include the following: Read the rest »
We’re heading into the holidays and that means the number of Taylor drunk driving collisions, and those that happen throughout the state, will likely begin to rise. According to reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), of the roughly 50 traffic accidents that happen in Taylor each year, those involving drunk drivers account for nearly 10 percent of the total. Accidents involving alcohol in this city are typically responsible for all of the deaths that occur in Taylor due to car crashes each year. Taylor accidents involving drivers under the influence of alcohol are also typically responsible for nearly 10 percent of the total number of injuries suffered by car crash victims in the city annually, according to reports.
After a Taylor Drunk Driving Collision
If you are involved in a Taylor drunk driving collision, it may take time for you to understand what happened, not just in the accident, but also to you and your fellow passengers. Coping with the accident and your injuries can be difficult, so it is important to know the steps you should take to make your recovery as smooth as possible. Read the rest »
Every year, we hear reports of hundreds of Arizona accidents involving alcohol, and among them are La Paz County drunk driving collisions. Although the county is small and not many incidents involving drunk drivers happen, these incidents nearly always result in injuries or death to the people who are involved. According to reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), more than 350 car crashes happen in the county every year. Of these incidents, around 15 are caused by drivers who are under the influence of alcohol. At least two individuals are killed in these collisions and nearly 15 others are injured.
Injuries Frequently Sustained in La Paz County Drunk Driving Collisions
With every La Paz County drunk driving collision comes the possibility of death and the certainty of serious injury. The most common injuries sustained by victims of drunk driving accidents include: Read the rest »
Every Coconino County drunk driving accident has the potential to cause serious harm and damages to the victims who are involved, as well as to the negligent driver. According to reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), at least 170 collisions involving drunk drivers are reported in the county each year. These incidents lead to the deaths of more than 20 individuals and account for more than 38.5 percent of the total number of car crash-related deaths in the county each year. Drunk driving incidents also reportedly cause more than 100 injuries or nearly 8.5 percent of the total number of injuries reported in Coconino County annually.
What to Do After a Coconino County Drunk Driving Accident
Unfortunately, no matter how safe you are as a driver, there may be instances where you cannot avoid being involved in a Coconino County drunk driving accident. If another driver causes you to be injured in an accident, there are some things that you should do to protect yourself and your rights. Read the rest »