Drunk Driving - Page 2

  • Will I Be Punished More Severely for Drunk Driving If I Have a Prior DWI Conviction?

    … A drunk driving charge is not a minor matter. Texas law classifies a first-time DWI offense as a Class B misdemeanor. If convicted, this means a defendant faces a minimum jail term of 72 hours and a maximum fine of $2,000. However, if the defendant has already been convicted once before of drunk driving, the […] The post Will I Be Punished More Severely for Drunk Driving If I Have a Prior DWI Conviction? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • Additional Laws Which Apply to Truck Drivers

    …Did you know that there are specific federal laws which apply only to transportation companies and their drivers? The adherence to these laws is important—not only because they are designed to keep all motorists safe, but also because they could have a big impact on the strength of a accident victim’s potential claim or lawsuit. Federal Laws…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 23 readers -
  • 5 Common Causes of Philadelphia Motorcycle Accidents

    … is often sufficient to establish liability. For this reason, it is important to contact law enforcement after an accident where a traffic violation may have occurred. Steps to Take to Protect Your Rights In order to recover compensation, victims need to be able to establish that their accident was the result of someone else’s negligence.2 There…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 14 readers -
  • Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    …The sobering facts about drunk driving accidents in Texas. Texas unfortunately leads the nation when it comes to the number of fatal drunk driving accidents, with nearly 40 percent of all traffic fatalities being attributed to alcohol. DWI Accident Numbers in Texas Every year over 1,000 Texans lose their lives in drunk driving crashes…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -
  • Texas Ranks #1… When It Comes to Bad Drivers

    … The categories that were used to rank each individual state included the following: Rate of fatalities for every 100,000,000 miles driven. Failure to obey motor vehicle laws (traffic signals, failing to wear seat belts, etc.). Drunk driving (percentage of fatal crashes that resulted because of alcohol use). Speeding (percentage of fatalities…

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  • St. Louis Auto Crash Attorney – Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents

    …. Common driving behaviors that can lead to a fatal car accident include: Intoxicated driving: Driving under the influence is among the most common causes of fatal crashes. An intoxicated driver can be prosecuted even if the driver was below the legal limit for blood alcohol content. Distracted driving: Cell phone usage and texting can cause…

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  • The Most Dangerous Times on the Road

    … of fatal crashes were alcohol related. In 2013, all fatal collisions were alcohol related and in 2012, 20 percent of deadly accidents were caused by drunk driving. Do You Have to Drive on New Year’s Eve? New Year’s Eve and day not any safer for driving than around Christmas time. In fact, it can be more dangerous as alcohol is a more common factor…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • How to Avoid Car Accidents at Christmas

    … Christmas can be a miraculous time of year. It might be the one time you make the long drive back home or fly to visit your loved ones in another part of the country. Unfortunately, your holiday plans can be ruined by a car accident. With Christmas in Illinois comes winter weather, drunk driving, and a significant increase in crashes. In 2014…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • FAQ about Drunk Driving Accidents

    … Everyone knows that drunk drivers can seriously injure and often kill innocent people. However, despite the awareness of the risks of drunk driving, 64,024 people were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania in a single year.1 In addition, about 7,900 people suffered injuries in crashes that were alcohol-related…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -
  • Traffic Fatalities Rising Nationwide

    … Most people assume that texting and driving is a contributing factor to the startling jump in traffic fatalities. However, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and other researchers have stated that it’s too soon to determine whether smartphones have made our highways more dangerous. There could be a host of factors contributing…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • MO Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions

    … of insurance coverage in the event car accidents and injuries occur. Unfortunately, drunk driving arrests, speeding tickets, and financial irresponsibility may cause drivers to ignore this requirement or allow their insurance to lapse. The Department of Insurance advises that drivers involved in accidents with uninsured or underinsured motorists should…

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