Drunk Driving

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…

a glass of wine can make you drunk

Don’t drink and drive: how many times have we heard those words but tossed them aside? There is no doubt we’ve heard the horrifying statistics of drunk driving deaths (on average, one person every 53 minutes) but continue to get behind the wheel after having something to drink. We live…

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…