Skip to main content
Call or Text Me On My Cell (813) 254-7119
(813) 254-7119 Contact Us
Ask For Legal Help!

    Glass of whiskey and car keys

    We all know some of the more prominent signs of drunk driving such as swerving, driving down the middle of the road, or even going the wrong direction. But subtler signs such as taking large turns, erratic breaking, and …… can also indicate that a driver is impaired. According to the NHTSA, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes every day—that’s one person every 50 minutes in 2016 or more than 10,000 lives per year. In 2010, the most recent year for which cost data is available, these deaths and damages contributed to a cost of $44B per year.

    Don’t Enable Drunk Driving

    1. NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE!!! Please, just don’t ever do it.
    2. Be a designated driver. Staying sober and volunteering to drive others home would otherwise drive themselves is a proactive way to keep drunk drivers off the road. Be the responsible person who volunteers to be the designated driver and feel great about the lives you are saving.

    Protect Yourself on the Road

    All of these driving tips are helpful to avoid accidents but are especially prudent to follow late at night or during holidays when drunk driving is more prominent.

    1. Beware of Intersections. Accidents frequently occur at intersections, where a drunk driver can run through red lights or stop signs.
    2. Keep a Generous Distance. Give yourself time to react quickly if a car in front of you makes any sudden or erratic movements.
    3. Stay to the Right. Staying in the right lane gives you the ability to pull over, turn, or exit if necessary. It will also allow you to give extra room to the lanes to your left, including those coming from the opposite direction.
    4. Pull Over and Let Them Pass. If you see a driver illustrating signs of not being fully in control of their vehicle, just pull over. Safety is the number one concern while traveling. Pulling over allows you to avoid possible dangerous incidents and an opportunity to notify authorities.
    5. Notify the Authorities. If you suspect a possible drunk driver call the police department or 911. Whether that be after you reach your destination or are pulling over for your own safety, always let the proper authorities know by identifying your location, the direction, and any details about the vehicle that you can remember. Do NOT put yourself at risk by trying to read a license plate number and getting to close. Safety first!
    6. As always, buckle up! Always buckle up!

    If you or a loved one are hurt in an accident Call Me On My Cell! Reach out at www.callmeonmycell.com or call at (813) 254-7119.

    Posted on behalf of Ligori & Ligori Attorneys at Law

    Do You Have a Case? Free Consultation!

    Lets get started

    What Our Clients Say

    "El bufete del Sr. Ligori se tomó el tiempo para explicar el proceso legal y encontrar otro abogado en otro condado. Si este bufete de abogados puede hacer un esfuerzo adicional por su cliente, imagine la dedicación y la experiencia si usted fuera su cliente."
    Angela K.

    Google Reviews

    My experience with Ligori & Ligori was excellent. Their attention to detail and genuine concern for my situation showed that they truly cared about me as a client. The staff was professional, knowledgeable, and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend Ligori & Ligori to anyone needing help and direction after an auto accident.

    Alisabeth S.

    Ligori & Ligori is an amazing law firm. The employees take time with you to make sure that you truly understand the details of your case and why things are done a certain way to produce the best results. When calling, I always spoke to a person and on the off chance that a message was left, I received a return call promptly. I highly recommend Ligori & Ligori.

    Michael J.

    Mr. Ligori and his staff were excellent and their customer service was without a doubt, outstanding. They go above and beyond when working on a one on one basis. They made sure I was satisfied and taken care of throughout the entire process. I highly recommend anyone in need of an attorney. They definitely exceed expectation.

    Sarah R.