Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

If you have been in an accident caused by a drunk driver

You may be wondering what kind of punishment the person will face. They may have caused irreparable damage to you, your vehicle, and others in the car. The driver may have even been convicted of drunk driving in the past, but got their license back in the meantime. Irresponsible drivers like this should face justice, which is why there are plenty of punishments in place for DUIs in Alaska.

The penalties for drunk drivers in Alaska vary, depending on whether or not it’s the person’s first offense if the accident impacted others, and how long ago their previous conviction occurred, if they have one.

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Why Are DUI Arrests Up at Anchorage Airport?

Why Are DUI Arrests Up at Anchorage Airport?

A recent news report tells of an alarming increase in DUI (driving under the influence) arrests at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. What’s behind the uptick? We’ll talk about it in this issue.

Remember, if someone in a large truck injures you, you need qualified legal representation to secure the justice and compensation you deserve.

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Find Out Why Seattle Settled Repeat DUI Offender Case for $13 Million

Find Out Why Seattle Settled Repeat DUI Offender Case for $13 Million

A man has previously been arrested five times for driving under the influence (DUI) was somehow allowed to keep his license. Unfortunately, a husband and wife were the victims when the convicted driver decided to drink and drive yet again.

Thankfully, the City of Seattle has agreed to pay the victims’ surviving family members $13 million.

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Is It Time to Change the Legal BAC Content for Drunk Drivers?

Is It Time to Change the Legal BAC

The legal BAC (blood alcohol concentration) level was at 0.08 percent in all 50 states by 2004. While fatalities from drunk driving accidents did decline, is 0.08 percent low enough? A new study is recommending that the level is reduced even further since the risk of accidents while driving drunk is significant at lower BAC … Read more

Woman Hurt by Drunk Driver Settles For $8 Million

Woman Hurt by Drunk Driver Settles For $8 Million

A woman has received an $8 million settlement after suffering a permanent brain injury when she was struck by a drunk worker who decided to get behind the wheel of a company-owned pickup truck. The deal ranks among the highest ever in the state of Virginia, and we’ll talk about the details in this article. … Read more

3 Tips for Reducing Odds of Being In Auto Accident New Year’s Eve

3 Tips for Reducing Odds

It’s difficult to believe that 2018 is upon us. Unsurprisingly, the last day of one year and the first day (January 1) of another year are among the most dangerous times to be on the road. That’s saying a lot when you consider that nearly 29 people in the U.S. lose their lives in alcohol-impaired … Read more

Lookout For Others During Halloween

Lookout For Others During Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and according to reports, pedestrian injuries and fatalities are usually high during the celebration. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tell us that children are 4 times more likely to be hit by an automobile on Halloween than any other time.

In this issue, we’ll share tips that will help make this Halloween a safe time for you and your family.

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Study Says Alaska Has 3rd Strictest DUI Laws In Country

Study Says Alaska Has 3rd Strictest DUI Laws In Country

A new report backs up Alaska’s well-earned reputation for having some of the harshest penalties in the country for drunk or drugged drivers. In the report, the Last Frontier State is said to have the nation’s 3rd strictest laws for driving under the influence (DUI). In this issue, we’ll talk more about the report, and … Read more

Woman Awarded $8 Million After Being Rear-Ended by Drunk Driver

Woman Awarded $8 Million

A woman whose car was rear-ended by an apparent drunk driver has been awarded an $8 million verdict by a jury. We say “apparent drunk driver” because the case took an odd turn as the driver was being taken to the police station. In this issue, we’ll talk about what happened. The Case at a … Read more