Driving in the United States has its risks. Did you know that, according to the CDC, 10,497 people died in alcohol impaired crashes in 2016 alone? Even if you do not cause a serious or fatal accident, there can be some other consequences of drunk driving that may be rather unpleasant, to say the least. If you are caught you may face serious criminal penalties, loss of driving privileges, higher car insurance costs, and more.
Refraining from drinking alcohol before you get behind the wheel can be the best way to avoid any repercussions associated with drunk driving. Proper planning can also help keep you out of trouble. Let us review some tips to avoid drinking and driving.
As you can see, there are plenty of options other than driving if you want to enjoy a few adult beverages with friends. Ideally, everyone would take advantage. Unfortunately, we do not always think before we act and sometimes, good people make bad choices. If you have been charged with DWI, DUI, DWAI or a similar offense, call our law firm to arrange an appointment today.