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Drunken driving deaths in Texas 2022

Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunken driving deaths in Texas 2022

In August 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reported that somebody died in a drunk driving accident every nine hours, but by March 2022, the figure had become one person in Texas dying every eight hours and 31 minutes in an alcohol-related traffic crash. The San Antonio Current reported in June 2022 that Texas […]

Trent Kelly
August 4, 2022
What to Do After a Drunk Driver Hits Your Car

Drunk Driving Accidents

What to Do After a Drunk Driver Hits Your Car

Despite the dangers associated with drunk and intoxicated driving, some individuals still choose to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle while they are under the influence of alcohol. Doing so is a surefire way for them to cause a motor vehicle collision. Because alcohol is a depressant, it slows down the functioning of […]

Trent Kelly
June 21, 2022
Who Is Liable for a Drunk Driving Accident?

Drunk Driving Accidents

Who Is Liable for a Drunk Driving Accident?

A car accident isn’t always illegal, though drunk driving is considered a crime. A drunk driver is a reckless danger to drivers and pedestrians on the road. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) can diminish a driver’s skill to operate a vehicle safely, such as the ability to maintain lane, brake successfully, concentrate, control speed, track a […]

Trent Kelly
May 14, 2022
What Can Cause Head-On Collisions?

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury

What Can Cause Head-On Collisions?

Head-on collisions occur when the front of one vehicle collides either head-on or at an angle with the front end of another vehicle. Front-end accidents result in some of the most serious accidents causing serious and often deadly injuries. If you suffer injuries or lose a loved one in a head-on crash, speak with an […]

Trent Kelly
December 27, 2021
Injuries in Holiday Drunk Driving Crashes

Drunk Driving Accidents, Injury Attorney, Personal Injury

Injuries in Holiday Drunk Driving Crashes

The end-of-year holidays are a festive period. Many people take the time to celebrate with eggnog, mulled wine, or champagne during the season. While some do this responsibly, others do not and end up driving drunk, becoming a danger to themselves and others sharing the road.   Even if you make safe choices, other drivers […]

Trent Kelly
December 20, 2021
Injured in a Drunk Driver Accident in the Austin College Area?

Drunk Driving Accidents, Injury Attorney

Injured in a Drunk Driver Accident in the Austin College Area?

Accidents and injuries caused by drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs are completely preventable. This can make the aftermath of the accident even more difficult, as you are dealing with injuries and losses that should never have happened. Unfortunately, these crashes are particularly common near colleges and universities, as students can […]

Trent Kelly
November 29, 2021
Halloween Can Mean More Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents

Halloween Can Mean More Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving crashes tend to see an increase on Halloween. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these crashes cause close to 10,000 deaths per year, and when the night of candy and costumes rolls around, that number of fatal car crashes can increase.    Halloween is a popular holiday across the country. One […]

Trent Kelly
October 26, 2020
What Happens After a Fatal Car Accident?

Drunk Driving Accidents, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death

What Happens After a Fatal Car Accident?

The death of a loved one in a car accident can be mentally and financially devastating. However, it may leave family members of the deceased with the option of filing a wrongful death suit in Texas.  A wrongful death action becomes an option when there is evidence showing that the negligent or reckless act of […]

Trent Kelly
October 20, 2020
Austinite Arrested for DUI While Driving for Lyft

Drunk Driving Accidents

Austinite Arrested for DUI While Driving for Lyft

Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft have been making headlines across the nation as friendly, convenient, and cost effective services that provide rides to customers at all hours of the day. However, not all experiences with these services have been positive. In recent months, the city of Austin has been reviewing these companies and […]

Trent Kelly
April 7, 2020
A Drunk Driver Totaled my Car

Drunk Driving Accidents

A Drunk Driver Totaled my Car

What to do if hit by a drunk driver? In the United States, there are over 121 million self-reported incidents of alcohol-impaired driving among adults in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention. And over 1 million people are arrested in the country each year for driving under the […]

Trent Kelly
September 1, 2019