Tag: drunk driving

Alcohol Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

If you accept some common alcohol-related myths you could put yourself or others at risk. Myth 1: Beer before liquor, never sicker. Liquor before beer, in the clear. Fact: The type of drink you consume isn’t as important as the overall alcohol content. One 12 ounce beer has the same alcohol content as 1.5 ounces …

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Holiday Party Safety

As you’re planning your holiday social calendar, don’t forget to arrange for a designated driver to provide transportation from parties where alcohol will be served. Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but it’s especially dangerous during the holiday season. Heavy traffic and the high prevalence of social drinking creates a serious safety hazard. …

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University of Idaho Football Delivers Consequences For Drunk Driving

There was some disappointment for University of Idaho football fans last week when the report that top receiver senior Dezmon Epps was dismissed from the team came out.  He had been arrested for  DUI arrest in April. Epps was charged after he was found driving the wrong way down a one-way street. He pleaded guilty …

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Drunk Drivers Cause More Deaths And Injuries Than Commonly Reported

We all know that drinking and driving can be deadly, but recent evidence suggests alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents are significantly under reported. A study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs  reviewed the death certificates for people  killed in motor vehicle accidents. Researchers found that a large number of …

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Accidents Involving Impaired Drivers

A night out on the town can take a tragic turn if you come into contact with someone driving under the influence. The CDC reports that impaired drivers are involved in about 30 percent of all collisions, with one person dying every 48 minutes in a crash caused by someone driving under the influence. If …

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Designated Drivers: No Need to Sacrifice Fun to be Responsible

According to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), driving while intoxicated on drugs and alcohol resulted in more than 1.2 million arrests in 2011.  A full third of those arrested and/or convicted of impaired driving are repeat offenders.  Statistics collected by the Loyola University Health System tell as story –Of the 963 under-21 drinking drivers killed in …

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Idaho Personal Injury Law Summary

Idaho personal injury law involves civil claims (as opposed to criminal claims)  in which a person is injured through the negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct of another person, a company, or property owner.   Personal injury claims and  lawsuits usually relate to physical injuries, although there are some for  emotional injuries.  The social role of …

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Stopping Drunk Drivers Before Their Victims Become Our Clients

I often tell clients that the best injury claim is the smallest injury claim.  A big claim means your life is interrupted and turned upside down. Often the biggest claims show up when a bad guy driver is behind the wheel drunk. That is why I like to see things like this recent news release …

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