Drunk Driving Accident
In the 1950s and ‘60s, drunk driving wasn’t considered a prevalent problem. In fact, it wasn’t really regarded as a problem at all. During this time, there were even advertisements glamorizing people drinking and driving!
Of course, all of that changed in the 1980s. Groups such as MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) started crusades to bring more awareness to the dangers of drunk driving and reduce the number of fatalities. They’ve done a great job—fatalities have dropped by over 50%—but as the data below shows, there is still more work to be done. Read the rest »
There’s been a lot of talk about recreational marijuana in Las Vegas lately. Sure, it’s legal now; but the tourists swarming to Las Vegas to buy all the marijuana they want are finding themselves without a place to smoke it, due to Nevada’s strict restrictions.
This is the situation Michael Stevens, owner of Highway Tours Las Vegas, is facing after he invested all of his money into purchasing a marijuana party bus only to find out that it’s illegal. Read the rest »
“Why didn’t someone stop them?”
It is one of the most common questions following a drunk driving accident, especially when the person in question is quite drunk. Depending on the situation, stopping a drunk driver from getting behind the wheel might not be an option. But, in many instances, someone witnessed their gradual intoxication and eventual inebriation. Someone – a friend, a fellow patron, or even the bouncer had to notice the uncoordinated behavior or slurred speech. But, can anyone be held responsible for noticing the problem and failing to act? Read the rest »
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 »