Category Archives: Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving is a major, ongoing safety issue on our nation’s roads. Yet while the number of drunk driving accidents and fatalities has been on the decline in recent years, hundreds of people are still killed in these accidents every … Continue reading

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Every year in the U.S. there are approximately 111 million instances in which adults drive after drinking over the legal limit. About 10,265 people die in drunk driving accidents across the country annually. Every two minutes, a person is injured … Continue reading

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Everyone is aware of the danger that drunk driving poses to people on the road, but many people may not realize that prescription painkillers can be just as dangerous. As the use and abuse of opioids has increased in recent … Continue reading

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A recent study has highlighted a new danger on the road: drugged drivers. The study found that of drivers who died in a car accident, 43 percent of drivers tested positive for drugs and 37 percent of drivers had alcohol … Continue reading

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Uber often touts its mission to end drunk driving across the country. The ride-sharing company frequently reports on declines in incidents of drunk driving within urban areas that have Uber. Uber says that its ride-sharing service has given individuals an … Continue reading

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As many law enforcement officers and lawyers will tell you, drunk driving car accidents are a matter of negligence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in the year 2010 alone, there were 112 million reported incidences of … Continue reading

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According to national statistics, heroin and opiate overdoses have increased by 500 percent since 2005. This is concerning, in and of itself, but there is an even more frightening epidemic. All across the country, and right here in Illinois, there … Continue reading

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Out of the countless causes for car accidents and injuries on the roadways, intoxicated and fatigued driving are among the most tragic, as they are entirely preventable. In a perfect world, no one would ever get behind the wheel when … Continue reading

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As we reported this summer, Illinois introduced several new DUI laws in 2016 in an ongoing battle to reduce the number of drunk driving-related accidents. One change that went into effect this year lifted the prohibition on DUI offenders from … Continue reading

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No matter where you reside, many laws exist to fight and prevent impaired driving and the fatality and injury statistics that sadly accompany drunk driving accidents. The state of Illinois has its own set of laws in place to combat … Continue reading

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