Drunk Driving - Page 4

  • Educational & Intervention Programs Following a DWI Conviction

    … Texas takes drunk driving seriously. Even a single conviction for DUI/DWI carries significant consequences. In Texas, a first offender can face up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine. In addition, the offender may lose his driver’s license for up to two years. What Is an Alcohol Education Program? If you are convicted of a DUI for the first…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 12 readers -
  • Illinois Highways Are No Stranger To Accidents

    … or weave in between traffic is what gets people into trouble. Statistics of Highway Injuries According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 83,559 people were involved in car crashes on interstates or freeways in Illinois in 2014. Of those people, 127 died due to the accident while 7,957 were injured. Twelve motorcyclists were killed…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 68 readers -
  • St. Louis Accident Lawyers – Preventing Drunk Driving Accidents

    … to build a strong case in favor of the victim. St. Louis Accident Lawyer Car accidents caused by drunk drivers often cause serious injuries and substantial property damage. Many of these accidents involve innocent pedestrians or motorcyclists who have no protection. If you or someone close to you has been injured in a drunk driving accident, you can…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 41 readers -
  • Cellphone Use and Rate of Car Accidents

    … Today, cellphone use causes one in four car accidents in the United States. Dialing, texting, or even reaching for a cellphone while driving can pose serious dangers. In fact, it only takes five seconds, the minimal amount of time spent looking at a text message, to travel the length of a football field on a highway. It only takes five seconds…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 29 readers -
  • Two Life Sentences for DWI in Texas?

    … Most of us understand drunk driving is a serious offense that can result in the loss of a person’s license, fines, and even jail time. But could you really spend the rest of your life in prison for drunk driving? Absolutely. In fact, in Texas, you may even receive two life sentences for multiple driving under the influence (DUI) convictions…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 16 readers -
  • Requirements for a DWI in Texas

    … Drunk driving is a serious offense. But you may not be clear about what exactly constitutes drunk driving – or “driving while intoxicated,” as it’s called in the Texas Penal Code – and how you can avoid or defend yourself against a DWI charge. Here is a brief guide to understanding the law in Texas. What Constitutes “Intoxication”? The minute…

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  • Intoxicated motorcyclists can cause accidents

    … have more immediate effects on the central nervous system.2 The effects on the nervous system including the brain present in a variety of ways including impaired vision, reduced reaction times, reduced concentration, increased relaxation and drowsiness, difficulty in processing sensory information, over confidence, and a difficulty multitasking…

    Bruning Legal- 11 readers -
  • Search is On for “Affluenza” Teen Ethan Couch

    … that they were going to be found locally. Despite the fact that Tonya Conch is also missing, the Sheriff’s Office has not released a warrant for her arrest. That will likely change if police determine that she helped him avoid detention. MADD releases statement. Colleen Sheehey-Church, the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) president released a statement…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 48 readers -
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