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    DWI and DUI Blogs

    From 2001 to 2010 Dallas had the fifth highest rate of drunk driving deaths among the country’s 25 largest cities and the fourth highest rate of traffic fatalities overall, according to a statistics review conducted by IDV Solutions. Drunk driving is never excusable and is completely avoidable. Alcohol impairment leads to slowed reaction times, poor decision making, lack of coordination, and a lack of concentration. All of these components can make for a deadly or disastrous outcome.

    Drunk drivers are not only a threat to themselves and other motorists, but pedestrians, cyclists and sometimes even people sitting in their own homes. There have been multiple accounts where a drunk driver lost control of their vehicle and plowed into a residence or even a public establishment injuring or killing innocent people,

    Suspected Drunk Driver Crashed Into Tree and Dies On Dallas North Tollway

    Posted: January 5th, 2021 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    Alcohol causes, directly or indirectly, numerous traffic accidents every day in Texas and across the country. Driving drunk impairs your judgment and adds precious seconds to reflexes and response time. Those seconds can mean the difference between a near-miss and

    Argument Leads To Accusations Of Intoxication Manslaughter

    Posted: December 25th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A man has been arrested after allegedly running over a woman in Fort Worth and killing her. WFAA has the story.

    The arrested man faces charges of intoxication manslaughter for the incident, which happened on Christmas Eve. Highland Village …

    Child Dies After Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

    Posted: December 15th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    On Monday morning, according to police and NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, a child was killed in a drunk driving crash.

    The accident happened on Missouri Avenue in the 2500 block. One vehicle was carrying three children under the age of …

    Firefighter Hit By Wrong-Way Driver On Highway 183

    Posted: December 9th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    First responders use sirens, lights, and special vehicles to warn drivers that they might be blocking the roadway while they assist. The rule in most states is to move over one lane to give them space or slow down your …

    DWI Driver Accused Of Striking Firefighter On The Scene

    Posted: December 8th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    The men and women who work for our emergency services of police, fire, and first responders have a vital job to do. Their work is essential and saves lives on an almost daily basis. When someone gets behind the wheel

    Police Seek Culprit In Fatal Motorcycle Hit And Run

    Posted: December 2nd, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    It’s unconscionable that someone would hit another person and not stop to help.  However, that is exactly what happened over the weekend.  Now Dallas Police detectives are seeking the public’s help leading to the arrest of the driver who struck

    Fatal Crash On Thanksgiving Eve Blamed On Alcohol

    Posted: November 27th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    Driving a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol doesn’t just put the person behind the wheel at risk. They’re also putting the lives of their passengers and everyone who happens to be sharing the road with them in danger.

    ABC affiliate

    No-Refusal DWI Program To Become Year-Round

    Posted: October 22nd, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    This week, Tarrant County officials have announced they will implement their no-refusal DWI program, normally implemented over the holidays, as a year-round policy.

    The Star-Telegram reports that the no-refusal DWI policy is put in place from New Year’s Eve until

    Traffic Supervisor In Southlake Dies After Suspected DUI Accident

    Posted: August 20th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    The City of Southlake is mourning one of its own following a suspected DUI accident last month. 

    The Dallas City News reports that Bill Hollings, Traffic Supervisor in the Public Works Transportation Division of the city of Southlake, died on

    Video Catches Drunk Driver In Crash

    Posted: August 13th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    For those who choose to drink and drive and then get into an accident, you never know who might be watching or even capturing what happened on video. 

    NBCDFW reports that an alleged drunk driver found that out first hand

    A 15-Year-Old Teenager Loses His Life In a Wrong Way Crash. The Incident Is Still Under Investigation.

    Posted: July 23rd, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    The North Texas Tollway Authority spoke about a recent wrong-way crash that killed a teen who was just about to turn 16 years old and the driver who is responsible for the accident. 

    NBC reports that just before midnight last

    Woman Turns Herself In For Fatal DWI Crash

    Posted: July 14th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    An alleged drunk driver turned herself in for intoxication manslaughter for an accident that happened last month in East Waco. The Waco Tribune reports.

    According to police, she crashed in the 1100 block of Dallas and killed her passenger in …

    Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Dallas Police Car

    Posted: July 13th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    It might sound like the scene out of a comedy movie, but it’s no laughing matter for the officers who were involved, nor for the suspected drunk driver. CBS reports.

    On early Saturday morning, two officers from Dallas were …

    A Second DUI Driver Rammed Into A Police Cruiser As Officers Were Arresting A DUI Suspect

    Posted: July 1st, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    There is nothing wrong with having a drink to unwind and relax or when spending time with friends. Law enforcement and safety experts alike have advised that if you are going to drink, it’s best to do so when you …

    Alleged Drunk Driver Plows Through Brownwood Family Working In Yard

    Posted: June 30th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    An accident in Brownwood killed one and injured three others in an alleged intoxicated driving accident. BrownwoodTX.com reported on the incident.

    According to the report, a pickup left the road and crashed through a yard, and hit several people who …

    Texas Woman Charged With Fatal Crash In Florida

    Posted: June 26th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A woman from McKinney, Texas, has been charged with DUI manslaughter, vehicle homicide, and DUI with serious bodily injury after a crash in Escambia County, Florida. Pensacola News Journal reported on the matter.

    According to the report, the woman was …

    Government Considering Making To-Go Alcohol Sales Permanent

    Posted: June 25th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    One of the changes from the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas is that you can purchase alcohol to-go from restaurants. The Texas governor wants to make the changes permanent. Front Porch New Texas explains the situation.

    The allowance has been around …

    Alleged Drunk Driver Flips Car, Kills Passenger Near Frisco

    Posted: June 22nd, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A driver has been arrested for intoxication manslaughter after a single-vehicle crash near Frisco killed his passenger. Dallas News reports.

    The accident happened last Wednesday on U.S. Highway 380 according to the police. They say the driver was going east …

    Prosecutors Disappointed In Fatal DUI Sentencing

    Posted: June 19th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing a mother and an infant in a crash, but prosecutors are disappointed in the result. Swoknews.com reported on the incident.

    The prosecutors had asked for 25-year sentences for …

    NFL Player Accused Of A Drunken Hit-And-Run

    Posted: June 17th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    In a story that has reached the national news level, an NFL kicker is accused of committing a hit-and-run while drunk in California. Valley Central reported on the incident.

    Aldrick Rosas, a kicker for the New York Giants, is …

    Drunk Driving Victim In Madison Dies From Her Injuries

    Posted: June 12th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    Police were able to find a hit-and-run DUI driver, but sadly his victim passed away. Northside Sun reported on the accident, which happened in Madison.

    On June 10, an accident happened at U.S. Highway 51 and Hoy Road. The

    Drunk Driver Kills Student Athlete, Tears Car In Half

    Posted: June 5th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A drunk driver is blamed for killing a student-athlete from DeSoto High School and injuring two others after he crashed his Hummer into a BMW. CBS reported on the tragic accident.

    A witness reported that it was the worst crash …

    A High Speed, DUI Police Chase Resulted In The Death Of An Infant

    Posted: May 27th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    The Dallas News reports that a 1-year-old infant girl was killed and an additional three people were injured in a crash involving a suspected DUI driver in Garland on Saturday night.

    According to law enforcement officials in Garland, police officers …

    Young Girl Dies After Drunk Driver Runs Stoplight In Garland

    Posted: May 26th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    A police chase involving an allegedly intoxicated teen driver ended in a crash that killed a two-year-old girl in Garland last Saturday. CBS reported on the tragedy.

    Around 10:30 PM, officers tried to pull over a driver that was …

    Drunk Driver Hits Cop Cars Assisting In Accident

    Posted: May 14th, 2020 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    An accident on I-35 East tangled up two officers as they were assisting the scene of another accident. CBS reported on the crash, which involved a drunk driver.

    The accident happened in the early morning hours at the Marvin …

    If you lose a loved one or become seriously injured due to the negligence of a drunk driver, you need a legal team to help you hold the responsible party accountable. The results of an alcohol related accident can be devastating, cause physical pain, as well as substantial financial loss. Finding the right attorney to help you gain rightful compensation can be essential in helping you get your life back.

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