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Are Drunk Drivers Always at Fault for an Accident?

Courts have little to no sympathy for drunk driving. In Arizona alone, alcohol-related crashes accounted for less than 4 percent of accidents in 2018, yet also made up 25 percent of fatal crashes. The high speeds and poor reaction times involved in impaired driving make drunk driving accidents more lethal than other crashes. Driving under the influence is an extremely dangerous and irresponsible act, and the law treats it as such. Simply put, drivers who receive a DUI are [...]

Motorcycles and Drunk Drivers in Arizona

In 2018, the Arizona Department of Transportation recorded 2,738 motorcycle accidents. Due to their nature, motorcycle crashes statistically end in serious injuries or fatalities. This is why it is so crucial for drivers to be aware and alert on the roadways, and for motorcyclists to wear the proper protection and take caution when driving.  Although a majority of motorcycle accidents occur because drivers cannot see them, there are times when drunk drivers are operating vehicles when they shouldn’t be, and [...]