Potential Dram Shop Civil Case: Too Many Vodka Red Bulls Reportedly Leads to Tragedy in Dallas-Fort Worth

By JohnDram Shop Law, Drunk Driving Accidents

This is a truly heartbreaking story involving the death of an off-duty Euless police officer and severe injuries to his wife and their children due to an apparently very drunk driver, Dylan Molina. According to the story, “A witness told investigators that Molina fled after the wreck. Police said his breath smelled of alcohol and he was acting intoxicated. According …

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunk Driving

By JohnCar Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents

We have blogged many, many times about the dangers of drunk driving, oftentimes lamenting that many people are inherently irresponsible and will drink and drive, no matter the dangers and tragic consequences. But here is a fascinating article that addresses the possibility of using technology to remove the choice to drink and drive. According to the article: “Congress has created …

Suspected drunk driver charged for Arlington crash killing man, pregnant woman, unborn child

Suspected drunk driving takes more lives in North Texas. This time, the tragedy occurred on Highway 360 south nearby the Arlington/Mansfield city line. A man, a pregnant woman, and their unborn child were killed in this awful event. The event occurred on the road’s shoulder during the changing of a flat tire. The allegedly intoxicated suspect apparently swerved onto the …

Medicated Driving Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

“Don’t drink and drive.” You’ve heard it over and over again for years, and you are aware of the strong stigma attached to drinking and driving. But have you ever heard “don’t take your prescription medication and drive?” It’s not quite as catchy. It is, however, just as important of a message.

Summertime Drunk Driving in Texas

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

You meet up at the local restaurant after work to celebrate a big sale, or for finishing out another school year, or just to enjoy a beautiful summer evening in Texas. Your friends have a few drinks. You’re not feeling good and not having fun. You get in your car and drive home uneventfully. Your pal gets behind the wheel …

Drunk Driving in Texas

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

Texas takes drunk driving seriously. A quick look at the statistics identifies that there are, on average, three alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents every hour of every day in Texas. That means one every 20 minutes. If that isn’t enough to make you think twice, the simple fact that almost a thousand people died in 2016 as a result of alcohol-involved …

Possible Penalties for a Texas DUI Arrest

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

In Texas in 2011 there were over 2,500 crashes involving drunk driving, resulting in over 3,000 deaths. Sadly, these could have been avoided if motorists simply made better decisions then to get “behind the wheel” while intoxicated. In the US, the local authorities have increased the enforcement of those operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

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