Drunk Driving Statistics

Although drunk driving rates have decreased since transportation agencies began tracking the data in the 1980s, these crashes still kill thousands and thousands of people in America each year. These accidents are wholly preventable, so it’s a real tragedy when these deaths occur. It’s important to drive sober, no matter how close to home you are or […]

Prevent Holiday DUI Accidents

With the holidays right around the corner, now is a great time to broach the subject of holiday DUIs. Office parties, get-togethers with friends, and family gatherings are part and parcel of the season. With many of these events, alcohol beverages are part of the deal. That may be why there is a bit of […]

Don’t Let Your Holiday Cheer End in Tragedy

The holiday season is full of celebration, and a time for making memories. If you are planning a holiday party or get-together, make it memorable for the right reasons. Thanksgiving weekend is the deadliest five day stretch of the year, and drunk driving is a big contributor. You don’t have to forego the festivities to […]

Alcohol-related Auto Safety Technology That May Save Lives

Drunk driving-related accidents and fatalities may become a thing of the past as revolutionary technology is in the works to stop intoxicated drivers from ever being able to drive. Unlike the unreliable and inaccurate readings that ignition interlock devices often produce, a breath-based or touch-based system would instantly and accurately detect whether or not a […]

Top Reasons Why Car Accidents Happen

There are lots of reasons why car accidents happen on the road however, many of these accidents are avoidable. In this helpful inforgraphic, we take a look at some of the top reasons why crashes happen. Special thanks to the Maurer Law Firm, PPLC.

Going Home for the Holidays? Get There Safely!

Being involved in a car accident is just a terrible experience. Motor vehicle accidents are be stressful, time-consuming, costly, and even scary. When there are serious injuries, loss of life, and extensive property damage, car accidents can also be very traumatic. Being in a car accident around the holidays is even worse because it’s a […]

There Are No Accidents, Just Bad Decisions

We use the term “accident” when referring to car wrecks and other collisions, because most of them are unintentional. But there’s a big problem with that. It’s just too easy to slide from unintentional to unavoidable, in our minds. And that makes it far too easy to overlook the bad decisions that lead to these […]

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

The third week in October has been designated National College Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW). This year that falls on October 17th through the 21st. Over 1,000 campuses across the U.S. are participating this year. The purpose of NCAAW is to raise awareness and teach students about alcohol abuse, drunk driving, and other dangers surrounding substance […]

Buzzed Driving? Why Staying Under the Legal Limit May Not Be Good Enough

When the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its Most Wanted List for 2016, one of its 10 points was to Eliminate Substance Impairment in Transportation. To that end, the federal agency, again, recommended that all states lower the legal limit on alcohol while driving to a BAC of .05 or lower. The NTSB first […]