Shocking DUI Statistics

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The nightly news is full of horrific stories, recounting tragic events from the day that claimed dozens, hundreds, or maybe even thousands of innocent lives. They sadden us, anger us, and chill us to our core. But what if the news anchor told you that every 30 minutes in the U.S. someone is killed by a drunk driver. That, too, would be saddening, angering, and chilling- and true.

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Hit-and-Run Accidents in Colorado are Increasing

According to a USA Today article, hit-and-run accidents are up across the nation. Between 2009 and 2011, hit-and-run accidents across the United States rose by more than 13%. Following in the footsteps of Texas, Florida and Arizona€”states which have worked to close loopholes and increase penalties associated with hit-and-run accidents€”the state of Colorado enacted a law making a hit-and-run crash resulting in serious bodily injury a Class 4 felony....

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In the Fight Against Distracted Driving the NTSB is Calling for Tougher Restrictions

An official at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has proposed a ban on all personal electronic device usage while driving, in an effort to fight against distracted driving. The Board reports having collected data that shows distractions from phones and other mobile electronic devices have caused, or at least been a factor in, car accidents which killed 50 people and injured an additional 259 people since 2003. Research conducted in...

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Your Odds of Injury Increase After Consuming Alcohol

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A recent Washington Post story debates the question of how often drinking leads to injury. The study in question looked at those who wind up in the ER and suggests that your odds of injury increase after consuming alcohol, and do so dramatically€”at the very least, a single alcoholic beverage effectively doubles your risk of injury. Three drinks, according to the study, increases your risk of injury by five times. It is important to note that the...

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Top Five Celebrity DUI Accidents in 2014

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Drunk drivers injure nearly 300,000 people every year and kill over 10,000 victims. Drunk driving accidents can occur at any time and to anyone €“ including celebrities. While some celebrities are responsible for horrific DUI accidents, other celebrities are mere victims. In 2014, there were several celebrity DUI accidents, including the following: In late September, 2014, Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini were in Lopez€™s Rolls Royce, stopped at...

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Low Impact Car Accident Injuries are No Laughing Matter

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Sometimes when people experience low impact car accident injuries, where their vehicle sustains little or no damage, they aren’t sure what to do. They are often afraid that their insurance company will deny their injury claim. However, the amount of damage sustained by the vehicle is not necessarily indicative of the severity of injuries sustained by the occupants of the vehicle.

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Horrific DUI Accident in Boulder Ends in Double Fatality of Two Women

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In September, Lisa Garcia of Longmont and Therese Woodworth of Dacono died in a head-on collision on the 1300 block of 17th Avenue. The twin 3-year-old boys in the backseat sustained minor injuries. An autopsy released this month by the Boulder County Coroner’s Office said that Lisa Garcia had a blood alcohol content of nearly 3x the legal limit when she hit and killed Therese Woodworth. If she had not died in the crash, she would’ve...

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