The holidays are nearly upon us, and while the global pandemic is almost certain to change the way we celebrate the holidays this year, one thing that isn’t likely to change is the fact that drunk drivers will be out there. Drunk driving increases around the holidays and this fact plays far too significant a role in serious traffic accidents. If you or someone you care about is injured by a drunk driver this holiday season, don’t put off consulting with a dedicated San Francisco personal injury attorney.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shares the following grim statistics as they relate to drunk drivers on our roadways:
Drunk drivers make our roads more dangerous for all of us, and this is especially true during the holidays.
NHTSA shares that alcohol has the following effects, all of which are extremely dangerous when the person who’s been drinking is behind the wheel:
Alcohol and driving are a deadly combination.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) shares the following holiday-related drunk driving statistics:
DOT reminds all motorists that drunk driving is illegal in all 50 states, and that we can all help decrease the danger associated with impaired driving by making the personal choice to never drink and drive.
The holidays are a time to celebrate family, but this year stands to be one of the more difficult seasons on record – as we continue to battle a global pandemic. This may contribute to an even greater risk of holiday-related drunk driving. If an impaired driver leaves you or someone you love injured over the holidays, the practiced personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott Righthand are committed to aggressively advocating for your legal rights and for your rightful compensation. We’re here to help, so please don’t hesitate to schedule a free consultation by contacting us today.
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