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October 2016 Archives

The prevalence of fatal drunk driving crashes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1,000 people lost their lives in Connecticut because of drunk driving between 2003 and 2012. If you lost a family member because of an intoxicated driver in New London, or any other part of the state, they should be held responsible. At Beebe and O'Neil, we recognize the multiple hardships that people face after a fatal DUI wreck.

Large trucks and brake problems

Whether a bus driver takes to the road under the influence of alcohol or a trucker reaches dangerous speeds, large truck wrecks happen for a myriad of reasons. However, it is important for truck companies and drivers to recognize other truck crash causes, such as brake problems. In New London, Connecticut, large trucks with brake violations pose a serious threat to everyone on the road.

How many people are charged with DUI in Connecticut each year?

Each day, lives are changed in various ways after people are hit by drunk drivers. In New London, and all over Connecticut, these crashes claim lives and result in debilitating injuries. In fact, you may be surprised to find out how many DUI cases there are in this state on an annual basis.

Statistics on large truck crash injuries

While last week's post covered the number of large trucks involved in accidents resulting in injuries, it is also important to realize just how many people are injured in these incidents. In New London, and communities across the state of Connecticut, injuries sustained in a truck wreck can lead to a vast array of challenges, from physical pain and medical bills to a lifelong disability. As a result, it is important for truck drivers, pedestrians, motorcyclists, bicyclists as well as those who drive other vehicles to make prevention a top priority.

How many truck crashes cause injuries each year?

From motorcycle collisions to pedestrians hit by drunk drivers, traffic accidents take many forms. However, accidents which involve a large truck can be especially tragic and often result in injuries. If you drive in New London, or anywhere in Connecticut, it is important to have an understanding of just how widespread these collisions truly are.

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