Impaired Driving is Negligent
Automobile accidents are not always caused by the negligence of someone who is overly intoxicated. Some accidents are caused by someone who is slightly impaired. No matter the level of intoxication a driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can have a severe impact on someone’s life. Contact a DUI Attorney from Montgomery, Kelley & Dennett today to help you navigate your DUI charges.
Virginia VS. National Averages
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, when it comes to DUI death rates by age and sex Virginia ranks lower than the national average in all categories of alcohol-impaired driving death rates by age except for one—underage DUI deaths.
The national average for 0-20 years old is 11 per 100,000 people. However, Virginia ranks slightly higher at 13 per 100,000 people.
Other Virginia drunk driving accident statistics for age-related DUI fatalities indicate:
- Ages 21-34—5.6 DUI fatalities per 100,000 people in Virginia, versus the national average of 6.2;
- Ages 35+—2.5 DUI fatalities per 100,000 people in Virginia, versus the national average of 3.1;
- All ages—2.8 DUI fatalities per 100,000 people in Virginia, versus the national average of 3.2.
Regarding alcohol-impaired driving deaths by sex, the national average per 100,000 is 4.9 for males and 1.6 for females. In Virginia, it’s 4.2 for males and 1.4 for females.
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Are you in need of a DUI Attorney and live in the Yorktown, Virginia area? At Montgomery, Kelley & Dennett we have decades of combined legal experience and will aggressively pursue your case for the fair compensation you deserve.