Tis the season for parties, so please be on the alert for drunk drivers, as this joyous holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year to be in your vehicle.
The National Transportation Safety Board listed Texas among the 10 states that have done the least to prevent alcohol-related traffic fatalities. Last year, 11,000 people died nationwide in drunken driving accidents -- more than 1,000 of them between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve.
This holiday season, drivers need to plan ahead and use every other option to avoid drinking and driving. Call a cab, have a designated driver, but please do not contribute to the drunk driving fatality statistics. The cost of a taxi is very little in comparison to the cost and damage that a drunk driver can cause.
Driving drunk is an inexcusable offense. Many of my clients have been hurt by drunk drivers and it angers me.
If you have been hurt by a drunk driver, please call me. I will fight hard to recover your damages and punish the offending driver.