Drunk Driving Accidents in Peachtree City
Were you injured in a drunk driving crash?
Were you injured in an accident at the hands of a drunk driver? If so, you are not alone. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2012, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes – that is one person dying every 51 minutes.
At Webb & Taylor, LLC, our Peachtree City personal injury attorneys vigorously represent the victims of drunk driving accidents, and the surviving family members of those who have lost their lives to impaired driving crashes.
Clients choose us time and again because we are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®, we are AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and our founding lawyer is Board-Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
Facts About Alcohol-Impaired Driving
In Georgia and nationwide, drivers are considered to be alcohol-impaired when their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reaches .08% or higher. Thus, any crash involving a driver with a BAC of .08% or higher is considered to be an alcohol-impaired crash.
The NHTSA reports that in 2012, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-impaired crashes, thus impaired driving crashes accounted for 31% of the total auto accident fatalities in the United States.
2013 NHTSA Drunk Driving Statistics
- 200 children, 14 and under, were killed by a drunk driver.
- 30% of drivers involved in fatal weekend crashes had been drinking.
- 21 to 24 year-olds caused the majority of drunk driving crashes.
- There were 1,179 alcohol-related fatalities in Georgia.
Call Our Peachtree City Personal Injury Attorneys Today
Drunk driving is by far, one of the most irresponsible forms of driver negligence that exists. If you or your family member has suffered undue injuries as a result of a drunk driving incident, we urge you to contact our firm for help.
Schedule your free consultation today by calling (770) 631-1811.