According to Centers for Decease Control and Prevention, Department of Transportation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in just one calendar year 9,967 people were killed in alcohol related driving crashes. That is thirty-one percent of all traffic related deaths, which is almost one third of all traffic related deaths, in the United States are alcohol related. To put another way, 28 people in the United States die every day in alcohol related car crash.
Similarly, driving under the influence of marijuana has been steadily increasing. Some studies have shown that up to 13% of nighttime and weekend drivers have marijuana in their system.
Authorities in California report that a 19-year-old man was taken into custody following a fatal accident in the North Highlands area. Police say that the man ran a red light while speeding and caused the death of a 58-year-old man in the process. The incident took place on March 20 when a police officer noticed […]
California native and nationally known musician, Ashley Parker Angel recently talked about the head-on drunk driving collision that seriously injured his parents. The accident happened on Highway 99 in Dairyville at the end of February, and Mr. Angel’s mother remains in Enloe Medical Center receiving treatment for her injuries. The California Highway Patrol reportedly arrested […]
Whenever anyone talks about drunk driving, it is only natural that the conversation centers on intoxication via alcohol or illegal drugs. For most DUI cases, these two factors will play a role in the driver’s intoxication. But there are other ways that drivers may be, shall we say, “not themselves.” DUIs can be triggered by […]