Friday, July 7th, 2017
The alarming figures Concerning the number of deaths caused by Auto Accidents Which involve state Authorities have been prompted by alcohol and the Federal Government to take steps that are Crucial to prevent fatalities.
One of these steps is to lower the allowable blood alcohol concentration from 100 mg\/dl to 80 mg\/dl. Such steps have proven to be inadequate more figures show a dramatic increase in deaths. Laws that are stringent have to be enacted to stop these injuries, which might include driving under the influence cases or imposing penalties for DUI. Figures show that in place of the decrease in the number of alcohol related deaths as a Result of imposing a BAC, rather the opposite has happened.
At the last 10 years, around 250, 000 people died in alcohol related vehicle accidents in the US. Statistics reveal that 16 were killed because of alcohol related injuries, in the year 2000. Which implies that 500 people die each week and 71 people die every day in alcohol related vehicle accidents. To these figures, estimates show that the societal and economic cost of alcohol related vehicle accidents Are Extremely high. Per Year impaired drivers cost citizens about 21. Researches show an amount of $136 billion dollars would be spent on alcohol related injuries. This would be in addition into the huge insurance costs of alcohol related injuries and the injury, destruction and death which come with them. State and Federal Governments have lowered the allowable BAC that’s aimed at lowering the number of deaths caused by drunk driving. Recent figures show that there was a dramatic rise in the number of deaths caused by drunk driving.