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Accident involving drunk driver claims life of motorcyclist

Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Roadways in the state of Nevada are dangerous enough, but when drunk drivers get behind the wheel, the chances of an accident occurring dramatically increase. Statistics say that a person is killed by a drunk driver every 40 minutes in the United States. Recently, an accident in Las Vegas involving an alleged drunk driver claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

Drunk driving accident claims the life of woman in Reno

Despite increased public awareness, driving under the influence of alcohol continues to be a problem in the state of Nevada and across the country. In fact, statistics say that, on average, two out of three people will be involved in a drunk driving accident in their lifetime. Operating a motor vehicle requires constant focus, but when alcohol is involved, normal brain function is slowed and driving becomes difficult and very dangerous. Recently, in Reno, an accident involving an alleged intoxicated driver left one woman dead.

Reno drunk driving accident leaves driver facing prison time

Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle comes with great responsibility and is often taken for granted. Drivers must remain attentive and alert at all times, especially with the numerous distractions and dangers on Nevada roadways today. It is no secret that driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous and risky things that a person can do. Alcohol impairs judgment and delays reaction time, making the most basic tasks extremely difficult. A recent drunk driving accident left a young girl injured and the driver facing a substantial prison sentence.

Drunk driving accident results in lengthy prison sentence

While under the influence of alcohol, the simplest tasks can become very difficult. It is common knowledge that getting behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Impaired drivers endanger themselves and all others around them. A recent drunk driving accident in Reno, Nevada, is evidence of the devastating consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol. The crash claimed the lives of an elderly couple and left the perpetrator with a 40-year prison sentence.

Signs you are driving near a drunk driver

Las Vegas is a popular place, and the beautiful weather of spring brings in tourists from all over. Many come to the area specifically with the intention of partying and having a good time. The problem starts when they get behind the wheel of a car and drive intoxicated. This makes them a threat to you, your family and anyone else on the road.

1 killed, 2 others injured by alleged drunk driver

It is common knowledge that driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Despite laws, driving while impaired remains a big problem on the nation's roadways. On average, a person is killed by a drunk driver every 40 minutes in the United States. A recent Nevada auto accident involving alcohol quickly turned tragic, claiming the life of one man while injuring two others.

Drunk driving accident claims the life of motorcyclist

Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things a person can do and can have deadly consequences. Despite stringent laws, impaired drivers continue to be a constant threat on Nevada roadways. A recent drunk driving accident on a busy Las Vegas highway tragically claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

Passenger ejected and injured due to alleged drunk driver

Roadways in the state of Nevada are dangerous enough, but when drivers impaired by alcohol take to the roadway, the chances of an accident occurring skyrocket. It's no secret that alcohol and driving do not mix. Driving under the influence of alcohol can have deadly consequences. Alcohol impairs judgment and reduces reaction time, thus escalating the odds of an accident occurring. One such recent accident involving alcohol resulted in serious injuries and left an alleged drunk driver facing serious charges.

Prison time awaits Reno man after drunk driving accident

Driving requires constant focus and the ability to make quick decisions behind the wheel. When alcohol is involved, driving becomes dangerous and often lethal. While under the influence of alcohol, normal brain function is delayed, and a person is typically unable to perform normally. Roadways in Nevada these days are plenty dangerous enough, but throwing alcohol into the mix is a recipe for disaster. Recently, a Reno man was convicted of driving under the influence after causing serious injuries to a pedestrian in a drunk driving accident.

Alleged drunk driver kills motorcyclist, injures own passenger

Operating vehicles while intoxicated can have devastating consequences for passengers and others on or near the roadway. It is often noted that many a drunk driver who causes serious injuries and death to others walk away from the collision unscathed. The Nevada Highway Patrol recently reported one such a tragedy.

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