Drunk Driving

There’s no way to tell if a motorist is driving under the influence of alcohol based on the type of vehicle they drive. However, a new study offers some insight into the types of cars owned by drivers with DUIs on their records.  The study from Insurify looked through a…

drunk driving

The recent uptick in the number of New Mexico drunk driving crashes mirrors a nationwide problem of increased drinking and driving. It is important to understand the current crisis and what is being done about it. And, if you are ever injured in an Albuquerque drunk driving crash, an experienced…

Drunk Driving Damages

If a drunk driver damages another driver’s vehicle, the drunk driver’s insurance company must pay either the repair costs for the other driver’s vehicle or the market value to the other driver’s vehicle. Impaired drivers present a hazard to other drivers, pedestrians, and even people who are not on the…

drunk driving law

Drunk-driving crashes kill more than 10,000 people a year. That’s one person every 50 minutes. Many states, including New Mexico, have taken steps to keep drunk drivers off the roads. Here is a summary of the primary drunk driving laws in our State. Blood Alcohol Limits The national standard for…

blood alcohol level drunk driver

Utah Becomes First State to Lower BAC Limit to .05 Last year, Utah lawmakers took a significant step to toughen drunk driving laws by lowering the presumptive DUI threshold from .08% blood-alcohol content (BAC) to .05%, according Fox News. Utah’s lower limit takes effect on December 31, 2018. Is Utah…

drunk driving

If you’ve been involved in a car accident where the other driver was under the influence of alcohol, you should be confident about receiving compensation for any injuries they’ve caused. You can file a personal injury lawsuit with an accident attorney in Albuquerque, but before you do so, there are…

New Mexico wrongful death attorney

Bert Parnall was recently quoted in an article by the Santa Fe New Mexican which covered the topic of U.S. Senator Tom Udall wanting “new vehicle tech to combat drunken driving.” This article covers some of the latest technology to combat drunk drivers, such as improved breathalyzers and finger scanners…