Another athlete has been caught drunk-driving: Los Angeles Clippers forward Zach Randolph was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol this morning.
News like this involving athletes happen all the time. This year alone, two players from the San Diego Chargers were charged with DUI violations. These incidents are staggering because it makes no sense why they would not hire a driver with the amount of money they make.
Our firm’s DUI accident lawyers want to express their feelings that no one should feel they have the right to driving while intoxicated. It does not matter if you are an average person on the street or a celebrity — you should never be drinking and driving.
Randolph was seen weaving in and out of traffic, making unsafe lane changes, when he was finally spotted by two California Highway Patrol officers while driving south on the 405 freeway just after 2 a.m.
Randolph was arrested and transported to the downtown Men’s Central Jail, and was released on $5,000 bail at 9 a.m. this morning. Randolph was also arrested in for driving under the influence of drugs (DUI) 2003 when he was pulled over, and the arresting officer smelled marijuana coming from Randolph’s vehicle.
The experienced DUI accident lawyers cannot stress against getting into a car while under the influence of anything. Driving under the influence can always be prevented and should because it severely hindering your reflexes as well as vision and coordination – three things very important to driving. Drivers should always think smart and drive smarter because there is more to consider than yourself when you are on the road.
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