DUI Accident Statistics

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Accidents from driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated can result in serious injuries and property damage. As a criminal offense, in can lead to incredibly expensive fines and license suspension.

What Constitutes a DUI Accident?

A DUI accident is any accident that is caused by a driver who is under the influence while operating a motorized vehicle. A driver is under the influence if he is voluntarily intoxicated through the consumption of alcohol or drugs.

While most people associate DUI accidents with cars, a DUI accident can be caused by a drunk driver operating a different kind of motorized vehicle than a car, such as a tractor or a motorcycle.

Statistics for the Causes of DUI Accidents

Statistics related to the causes of DUI accidents:

Statistics for the Harm Related to DUI Accidents

DUI accidents are well-reported, so there are many statistics related to the harm caused by DUI accidents that are readily available:

Can an Attorney Help Me with My DUI Accident?

If you have been a victim in a DUI accident, a personal injury attorney can help you assert your right to damages for any injuries you may have suffered.

If you have been charged with driving under the influence as part of being involved with a DUI accident, a criminal lawyer specializing in DUI can assist you in defending yourself against the charges.

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Last Modified: 05-16-2014 02:57 PM PDT

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