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Drunk Driving

When it comes to deadly crashes, drunk driving is often a factor. With inhibitions lowered, drunk drivers speed, they initiate reckless maneuvers, and they put your life at risk. If you’ve been involved in a recent accident with a drunk driver, then you probably have a host of questions. The accident was clearly caused by the negligence of another motorist. As such, how can you make sure that the guilty party pays for the damages, including bodily harm and property destruction? It may seem as though you have a rock-solid case… But, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t still considerations to factor. For example, did you know that most states have enacted statutes of limitations that dictate the timeframes for when you must file a claim? To discover the answers to all your drunk driving questions, you’ve come to the right place. The Ward Law Group Blog is designed to help you gather all the research you need to craft a bulletproof insurance claim. Browse our blog to learn how you can maximize your compensation today!

A drowsy young driver behind the wheel at sunset

Is it More Dangerous to Drive Sleepy or Drive Drunk?

The American Automobile Association (AAA) published in December 2016 analyzed data from almost 5,000 accidents in the United States. It concluded that drivers who have lost three hours of sleep in a 24-hour range face similar accident risks to that of a driver who is legally drunk. This risk is four times higher than risk faced by a driver who has slept seven hours in a 24-hour range, and two times higher than for drivers

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