Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense regardless of where you are. In fact, CDC reports that nearly a third of all traffic-related deaths are caused by intoxicated drivers.
Injuries resulting from drunk driving accidents can be life-altering. And even though most people fully understand the consequences of a DUI conviction, they still end up driving while drunk.
Alcohol impairs the motorist’s driving ability in a number of ways. Here are some of them:
Intoxicated motorists are likely to cause these types of road accidents:
Alcohol consumption is a significant factor in traffic accidents, and crashes that involve intoxicated motorists are more likely to result in life-altering injuries. If you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a car accident, you are entitled to personal injury claims for your damages.