Although large trucks account for only three percent of all registered vehicles, collisions involving large trucks accounted for seventeen percent of all traffic fatalities. And while many may tout that accident rates have fallen since 1991, in actuality, the number of fatalities has increased. Certainly, it is small wonder that concern about the safety of trucks, buses and SUVs on our roads is increasing.
Alcohol-Related Auto Accident
In 2016 there were 10,497 fatalities in alcohol-related auto accidents. While this is a welcome decrease over previous years, many are attributing it to ride-sharing services. Services such as Uber and Lyft. Other factors include social awareness, stigma, and overall attention to better physical health.
The 10,497 alcohol-related fatalities in 2016 (28 percent of total traffic fatalities for the year). 1233 of those fatalities were children 17% of all child fatalities are alcohol-related.
Drunk drivers must be stopped! If you suffer a personal injury resulting from an auto accident because of the carelessness and negligence of a drunk driver, contact an experienced DUI Victim lawyer in drunk driving cases today!
Don’t Be a Dallas Auto Accident Victim
If you have suffered a personal injury in an auto accident, it’s important to protect your rights. Contact us at the Messina Law Firm, PC as soon as possible. An auto accident lawyer experienced in personal injury law can evaluate your personal injury case at no cost to you. If we determine you have a personal injury claim, we will handle your case aggressively.
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If you or someone you know has suffered a personal injury and needs legal help, call us. If someone you know has had a wrongful death in their family due to someone’s negligence, contact us today. We pledge to do our best to obtain the compensation every personal injury victim needs and deserves.
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