Driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a major cause of car accidents in this country. Legally obtained prescription medications also can affect a driver’s ability to drive safely.
Every two minutes someone is injured or killed in an alcohol or drug related motor vehicle accident in the United States. Alcohol or drugs are involved in over 40% of all fatal car accidents. Over 1.5 million people are arrested each year nationwide for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Alcohol, sleeping pills, muscle relaxants and other depressants impair and distort vision, affect motor skills and slow reaction times enough to cause a serious and deadly accident.
Lives are devastated by people driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. The decision to drive while impaired is a choice many people make without thinking of the consequences. An experienced car accident attorney will be able to make certain you get the compensation you are entitled to if you have been the victim of an impaired driver.
If you live in Atlanta, Georgia or the surrounding area, and you or someone you care about has been the victim of an impaired driver, please contact the Atlanta office of Robbins Law, PC today to schedule a confidential consultation at no cost to you with an experienced car accident lawyer to protect your legal rights.