Medicated Driving Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

By CAMlawDrunk 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 CAMlawDrunk 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 CAMlawDrunk 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 CAMlawDrunk 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.

Injuries Commonly Suffered in Dallas Drunk Driving Accidents

By CAMlawDrunk Driving Accidents

The severity of injuries commonly suffered in Dallas drunk driving accidents depends a great deal on the nature of the accident. If someone is struck while not in a vehicle, then serious injuries and fatality can result from the driver’s recklessness. It is more common that such an accident involves a second vehicle, though injuries from these accidents can be …

Avoiding Drunk Drivers on the Road

By CAMlawDrunk Driving Accidents

Every 30 minutes, there is a person who is killed because of drunk driving. This translates to about 16,000 fatalities annually – all because of alcohol and a negligent driver who chose to violate the law. Apart from the fatalities, there are injuries that occur every other minute. The numbers speak for themselves. Drunk driving is a major problem for …

The Dangers of Driving While Impaired

By CAMlawDrunk Driving Accidents

Driving while impaired refers to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, and/or alcohol. Driving while impaired is one of the deadliest, and unfortunately, most committed crimes in the United States. Every day, at least 30 people die in alcohol-related accidents. That’s 30 too many. The annual cost of alcohol or drug-related crashes estimates to around $51 …

Texas Dram Shop Claims

A “dram shop” is technically any establishment in which alcoholic beverages are consumed and/or sold. Some examples of this would be a restaurant or a bar. A dram shop law/act holds the establishment liable for any injuries that resulted from someone who has consumed alcohol at the establishment.  For example, if the person is drinking at a restaurant and is …

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