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Dangers of Drunk Driving

Rhode Island Both Rhode lsland and Dangers or Of Drunk Driving: Massachusetts: In 2011, there were 24 people killed because of drunk driving. There were 3,408 people with 3 DUI offenses and 531 people with 5 DUI offenses within the state. Both states have implied consent laws that require drivers to submit to a sobriety test. Drivers who refuse to submit to a test are subject to an automatic license suspension. unk Driving Massachusetts BAC Illegal Driving Limits Drunk Driving: 08 General Drivers In 2011, there were 114 people killed because of drunk driving. There were 22,253 people with 3 DUI offenses and 4,840 people with 5 DUI offenses. 04 Commercial 02 Minors According to MADD: Liability for Serving Liquor: Any business such as a liquor store, bar or restaurant, etc., as well as an individual person, can be negligent if they serve alcoholic beverages to either a minor or a visibly drunk person. They would be responsible if that drunk person got into an accident and caused injuries to someone. Many states, including RI and MA have these liquor liability or dram shop laws. You may be able to recover money against the furnisher of alcohol to a visibly drunk person or minor, for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, scarring, disfigurement, loss of consortium (if married), or wrongful death (if applicable). Often there is insurance to cover these claims. In 2011, 9,878 people were Killed and approximately 350,000 people were Injured in drunk driving accidents. Between 50% and 75% of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive on a suspended license. $$$ This amounts to 12 11 : one death every 53 minutes and one injury every 90 seconds. 10 1 in 3 People Drunk driving costs 4 $132 Billion Call d'Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 for a Free Consultation 6 will be involved in an alcohol-related every year. crash in their lifetime.

Dangers of Drunk Driving

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United States drinking and driving statistics reveal some alarming patterns. Specifically, drunk drivers cause more than half of fatal auto accidents in the United States. Additionally, more than 25,0...


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