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Alleged hit-and-run drunk driving accident kills 2

Drivers and pedestrians in Denver and throughout Colorado are keenly aware of the risk of encountering a drunk driver when out and about. A drunk driving crash can cause serious injuries and death not just to those who are in other vehicles or are pedestrians, but for those who are passengers in the vehicle with the drunk driver.

Driving under the influence of marijuana in Colorado

April 20 is unofficially a day on which fans of recreational marijuana celebrate and partake of the drug, which was legalized here in Colorado recently. Unfortunately, statistics show that some Colorado drivers are either unaware of or insufficiently concerned about the risks associated with driving under the influence of the drug.

Police seek video evidence in possible drunk driving accident

We'll continue from our last post on the unfortunate subject of the dangerous roads in Colorado today. With over 600 lives lost behind the wheel in Colorado last year, 2018 has already seen two highway deaths just north of Denver.

Drunk driving accident victim's family slammed with medical costs

The loss of a loved one is never a simple thing for a family to overcome. It affects every surviving member on so many different levels. The grieving process can become especially complicated when the deceased was the victim of a drunk driving accident.

Victim's family suspects drunk driving in fatal accident

There are few things more terrifying and tragic than a fatal car accident, but a hit-and-run accident only adds to the already-horrific nature of a car accident. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents are all too common, and sadly, there can sometimes be concerns about whether the driver was operating the vehicle while intoxicated.

Civil damages for drunk driving accidents

Even the most responsible driver can still end up in a car accident because of a reckless or negligent driver. One of the most common causes of a car accident is drunk driving. Every year, the government releases startling statistics regarding drunk drivers, and every year, it seems to be a recurring problem.

National drunk driving statistics are sobering

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, often referred to by its acronym "MADD," is an organization that advocates for the end of preventable drunk driving accidents and fatalities. The organization has a presence in Colorado, as well as other states throughout the nation, and compiles statistics on drunk driving to use to further its important platform. This post will utilize some of MADD's most poignant findings to discuss the problem that drunk driving is for Coloradoans and Americans across the country.

Drinking and driving over the holiday can lead to serious losses

Many Denver residents are able to take time off from work during the Fourth of July week to enjoy the parades and parties that often occur when the nation celebrates its birthday. Unfortunately, some who choose to celebrate Independence Day do so by consuming alcohol and then making the dangerous decision to get behind the wheels of their cars. Drinking and driving is never a good combination, but often occurs with more frequency when holiday-related celebrations are underway.

Some alarming facts about drunk driving

Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of accidents across the United States. Thousands of families are affected by these tragedies each year. Drunk driving is completely preventable. When people make the decision to drive after they have been drinking, they risk their lives and the lives of everyone else they meet on the road.

Drunk driving in Colorado: What are the statistics?

Most Denver residents know how dangerous it is to drink and drive. Thousands of families unexpectedly lose loved ones each year because someone made the decision to drive when they were impaired. All of these accidents are completely preventable. A drunk driving accident affects a person's life forever, and it is important that victims of drunk drivers know their legal rights.

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