Choose driving under the influence of alcohol endangers everyone on the road and is a sign of negligence regarding the safety of others. You drive a vehicle with an alcohol concentration in the blood above 0.08 is considered illegal, but even a small amount can affect a driver’s ability to drive safely. Only in 2012, the death toll on the 10,000 step in accidents involving drunk drivers, according to the NHTSA.
Examples of how alcohol increases the risk of accidents include:
- Decreases reaction time, delaying the ability to quickly avoid potential hazards
- Impaired ability to make wise decisions
- It diminishes the sense of sight
- Reduced reflexes
- Memory and reasoning deteriorate
With drunk driving often leads to serious accidents and drunk drivers often contribute to extremely dangerous situations if handled speeding, driving in the opposite direction or are mounted on the lines of an interstate highway.
Establish and prove negligence by the driver responsible is an important element for successful compensation for victims.
And a driver who chooses to operate a vehicle while intoxicated is a clear sign of negligence. If an accident occurs as a result of this erroneous decision, the drunk driver must take responsibility for the resulting damage.
A collision with a drunk driver can easily cause serious injury or even death. In addition to the physical and emotional consequences associated with personal injury victims could end up responsible for costly medical bills. Medical treatment, medicines, specialized equipment, physical rehabilitation, and other necessary expenses can quickly add up, including many current and future costs. Although insurance companies can offer a seemingly satisfactory arrangement, it is important to note that any payment accepted fully compensate victims of all present and future costs resulting from accidents for driving while intoxicated.