Drunk Driving Accidents Archives

Kentucky driver faces OVI charge over school bus collision

Accidents can happen on the streets and roads of the Bluegrass State, and drivers work together to get over them when they happen. One thing that always spells bad news for people on the roads is a driver who had one too many drinks. When it comes to road safety, even one drink is one too many.

How can someone who is blackout drunk still drive?

When a person is blackout drunk, they cannot remember portions of the night before. In some cases, they lose entire chunks of time -- hours of lost memories. In other cases, their memories just drift in and out, and they may remember some things later if another person brings it up.

Does drunk driving cause more accidents than drugged driving?

Drugged driving and drunk driving can often have a very similar appearance. Drivers have slower reaction times, they make more simple mistakes and they cause car accidents. But which type of driving is more dangerous?

Drunk people do not understand their real level of intoxication

If you went in to work after having a few drinks at lunch, how would you feel? As you sat in your cubicle with many people around you who were completely sober, would you start feeling like you were really intoxicated? Would you worry that it was obvious to everyone around you? Sure, you only had three beers, but you would probably feel drunk.

3 children hurt when drunk driver plows into playground

Three kids were enjoying themselves at William Harrison Park, never knowing that their day would end with an emergency trip to the hospital. That's exactly how things panned out, though, when an alleged drunk driver slammed into the playground equipment. Reports claim his vehicle was left tangled in that equipment in the wake of the crash.

How do I spot a drunk driver in Kentucky?

Getting behind the wheel to go to school or work each day is more dangerous than many drivers might think. Driving is a dangerous task that many take for granted. The task becomes even more dangerous due to those who make poor decisions to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. So, how do you spot a drunk driver in Kentucky?

Expect increased DUI patrols over holidays in Kentucky

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) want to remind traveling motorists that law enforcement will be out in force this holiday season. Their number one goal is to prevent drunk driving.

Steps to take after a drunk driving accident

A car accident is scary enough as it is. It can be downright overwhelming if the accident is caused by a drunk driver. Being involved in a drunk driving accident in Jefferson is not uncommon. You should know the proper steps to take following such an accident so you protect your rights and begin the legal process to recover compensation for your injuries.

How to resume driving after a drunk driving accident

Being the victim of a drunk driving accident can be downright traumatizing. Even if you weren't injured, the drunk driver might have suffered injuries or even been killed. This is a traumatic experience for anyone of any age or driving level. Here are some tips you can use to resume driving after being involved in a drunk driving accident in Jefferson.

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