Avoid drunk driving injuries and deaths
Based on Corpus Christi drunk driving accidents deaths, the Drive Sober. Nor Regrets. Campaign went into effect. It aims to prevent drinking and driving related accidents.
In 2020, there were 25 Corpus Christi families who lost loved ones due to drunken driving accidents. In addition, 76 people suffered serious injuries due to drunk driving accidents.
Channel 3 News quoted TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) and provided statistics regarding DUI-alcohol related crashes in 2020:
- Throughout Texas, 963 people died and 2,114 suffered from serious injury due to impaired driving.
- In the TxDOT Corpus Christi District, 580 DUI-alcohol related crashes caused 25 fatalities and 76 serious injuries.
- In the city of Corpus Christi, 276 alcohol related crashes resulted in 12 fatalities and 34 serious injuries.
Corpus Chris Drunk Driving Accidents Are Preventable
Actions people can take to avoid drunk driving include sober ride options:
- Designate a sober driver
- Call a taxi
- Use a rideshare service (Uber or Lyft)
- Call a friend or family member
- Stay where you are
- Use mass transit
Throughout football season, TxDOT’s Drive Sober. No Regrets. campaign is working hard. It’s putting on events to promote safety at college campuses throughout the state. Events will feature a video exhibit of testimonials provided by Texans. Furthermore, these are Texans, who have dealt with the day-to-day drunk driving consequences. Both survivors and offenders are participating.
Get legal help with accident claims if you’re an accident victim
When a drunken driver causes a car accident, courts typically find them at fault. If you’re an accident victim, it is wise to seek legal help.
By hiring a lawyer, you put experience on your side of the claim. Furthermore, an attorney can help you achieve a better case outcome. For several decades, the Law Office of Michael R. De La Paz, has successfully represented clients in accident claims. Receiving compensation can help you deal with medical expenses and other losses related to the accident.
Our firm represents clients throughout Texas including clients in Corpus Christi, Brownsville, South Padre Island and other locations. Arrange a free consultation to discuss your case.