Every holiday weekend sees a significant increase in alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. This Memorial Day weekend, law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk driving. Along with increased DUI awareness, however, comes an increase in the number of wrongful DUI arrests.
Are you facing DUI charges this Memorial weekend? Call the law firm of Parkerson Santel, PLLC! Our Murfreesboro DUI lawyers are former prosecutors with extensive trial experience. Our firm focuses heavily on DUI defense and has a solid success record. See for yourself by reading through some of our more notable case results! The sooner you act, the better your chances will be of saving your driver's license and protecting your freedom.
Memorial Day: Alcohol-Related Accident Statistics
Across the nation, hundreds of fatalities occur every Memorial Day weekend due to alcohol-related traffic accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a Memorial Day Advisory on May 23, 2014 which stated the following statistics:
"According to NHTSA Data, in 2012 there were 377 crash related fatalities during the Memorial Day holiday period."
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security also published statistics for 2013. Eight crashes and eight deaths occured in Tennessee over Memorial weekend last year, which was down from 16 the year before. Three of these deaths resulted from accidents involving alcohol.
Speak with a DUI Attorney in Murfreesboro
Do not hesitate to speak with a DUI lawyer if you've been arrested. You have to act quickly in order to protect your license. Parkerson Santel, PLLC will begin fighting your charges right away as soon as you retain our services. Just pick up the phone and call (888) 412-5114 or fill out our quick and easy case evaluation form.
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