Drunk driving arrests are far too often connected with serious vehicle accidents. According to a new study, arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs have decreased dramatically in California’s biggest city and some believe that this ongoing trend is thanks to ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. The University of California at…

Advocates for tough drunk driving laws have long argued that these laws help to curb the dangerous and even deadly behavior of drunk driving. A new study shows that advocates of tough drunk driving laws may be right. Approximately 30% of fatalities in vehicle accidents happen when one or more drivers has a blood alcohol…

Although awareness of drunk driving has improved over the last several decades, far too many pay the price in the form of serious injuries or even lost life every single year. Blood alcohol content laws are on the books in every state and police officers frequently pursue those accused of drunk driving both promptly and…

  Is having one drink an accident risk? Could you be facing higher chances of causing a big accident with injuries and possibly even fatalities. While the accident risk might not be as high as in situations in which a driver is legally over the limit, the consequences can be just as grave if an…

While drinking and driving has long been known to be a dangerous behavior that should always be avoided, it unfortunately claims the lives of far too many people every single day. Energy drinks and alcohol may increase your chances of causing a car accident and injuring or killing others. Energy drinks mixed with alcohol can…

According to a recent study released by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving, it was found that ignition interlock devices which are those devices installed in someone’s car to prevent them from being able to start the engine if they fail a sobriety test, prevented thousands of drunk driving accidents. Starting in 2010, Mothers Against Drunk…

Six motorists were arrested over suspicion of drunk driving in San Diego near the Gaslamp area of Downtown on Saint Patrick’s Day using DUI checkpoints. Officers maintained a checkpoint there as well as in many other locations throughout the city. While St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most common times for people to be…

New research shows that stronger alcohol policies can help to prevent young people from suffering fatal injuries and crashes caused by drunk driving. A study was recently published in Pediatrics and supports the importance of broad alcohol policies for minimizing the number of young individuals who pass away in alcohol-related vehicle accidents. A leading cause…

Alcohol is always dangerous when mixed in with driving, but new research shows that it’s particularly dangerous for younger drivers, who face serious accident and fatality risks behind the wheel. More strict alcohol policies within the state could minimize the number of deaths associated with motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, far too many car accidents are…

A grandmother and her toddler granddaughter were recently killed in a hit and run traffic collision in which driving under the influence is a suspected cause. The two individuals died after their vehicle was struck by a drunk driver who fled the scene of the accident. Stories involving a DUI crash in San Diego are…

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