Drunk driving causes the death or serious injury to many people every year around the country. Despite public education campaigns and tighter laws, people still continue to drink and drive. By doing so, drunk drivers risk not only themselves, but also every person around their vehicles while they are driving.
When people make the decision to operate a vehicle after drinking, they are risking the lives of other motorists on the road. According to Louisiana state law, drivers who have a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08 percent or higher are considered legally intoxicated. Multiple studies show that drivers with a BAC of 0.08 percent have a delayed response time and may have difficulties in their ability to perceive the distance and speed of moving objects. This can lead to devastating DUI car accidents, injuries and even death.