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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,

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 …

Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Driver Had Three Previous DUI Convictions

Posted: October 30th, 2019 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Dallas Police have arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol that led to a fatal wrong-way crash on Monday. 

NBCDFW Channel 5 in Dallas reports that police have arrested Chaz Halston Thames, 30, after he

NTSB Investigation Reveals Bus Driver Was Stoned In Deadly Crash

Posted: October 16th, 2019 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be not only dangerous, but also deadly. 

CBS Local in Dallas reports that investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have determined that the use of

Former Councilwoman Dies In DUI Collision, Daughter Seriously Injured

Posted: July 24th, 2019 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A Dallas man with multiple impairment convictions is being held responsible for the death of a former council member of the city of Dallas and her daughter.

CBS Local in Dallas-Fort Worth reports that Jonathan Moore, 36, has been arrested …

Former Cowboy Convicted Of DUI May Have Violated Parole

Posted: July 11th, 2019 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Josh Brent, a former member of the Dallas Cowboys, had been driving under the influence of alcohol back in 2012 when he got into an accident that killed his best friend and fellow teammate, Jerry Brown. Bent was convicted of …

Lawsuit Filed Against Night Club For DUI Accident

Posted: December 12th, 2018 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Texas and every other state have what is called dram shop laws on the books. These laws state that if you or someone with you is injured in an accident, personal injury lawsuits can be filed against the individual and …

55 Year Sentence Handed Down In Bus Driver Crash

Posted: November 14th, 2018 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Just a year after the anniversary which marks a horrific accident that happened in New Braunfels leaving 13 church parishioners dead, the man responsible for the crash is due to be sentenced.

According to a news story on the NBC …

Bus Crash Tied To Drug Use

Posted: October 24th, 2018 | Categories: DWI and DUI

The investigation to find out just what caused a motor vehicle accident can take a long time. Gathering the evidence, the expert testimony and accident reconstruction can all have their part to play to get to the truth.

According to …

Alleged Drunk Driver Strikes And Kills Bicyclist

Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Bicycling is considered an excellent mode of transportation. It’s also a great recreational activity that can help riders keep fit, save money on transportation costs and to help reduce their carbon footprint. Unfortunately, however, people who ride bicycles can be

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