Drunk Driving Crashes Increase at the End of the Year
There is always the risk of impaired drivers on the road year-round. However, there are more dangerous times to be on the road than others, and the end-of-the-year holiday season is one of them. There are many risks that increase for motorists during the holidays, though drunk driving is one of the most dangerous ones.
Many people take the opportunity to celebrate regularly during the holidays. Whether you attend work happy hours, a friend’s holiday party, or family affairs, many people are likely having some spiked eggnog, wine, champagne, and other festive drinks. These drinks can quickly impair their ability to drive, though this does not stop many drivers from getting behind the wheel.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Alcohol will impair someone’s ability to drive after only a couple of drinks. Drivers can lose focus, react slower, experience blurry vision, lack judgment, and more. Many different crashes can occur due to such impairment, including:
- Head-on collisions from departing a lane or wrong-way driving
- Read-end accidents from a failure to brake in time
- Sideswipes from swerving
- T-bone collisions from running red lights or misjudging turns
All of these accidents can be devastating and can cause serious injuries to victims.
Recovery after an Injury
An injury can disrupt your holidays, but you should not be responsible for the costs of a drunk driving accident. Instead,you should seek help from an attorney who can help you hold drunk drivers liable for your medical bills, lost income, and more.
Consult with Our Car Accident Lawyers in Florida as Soon as Possible
The Florida personal injury attorneys at Quattrochi & Torres represent car accident victims, including those injured by drunk drivers. If you want to learn about your rights after a crash, call 407.452.4918 or contact us online for a free case evaluation today.