Archives for: February 17th, 2014

As anyone who has ever been injured or lost a family member or friend to a drunk driver knows, even one person operating a vehicle while intoxicated is one too many. There are far too many “real” accidents out there already for law enforcement officers, victims, and regular people to deal without tacking on something like drunk driving that is completely preventable. What does that mean? That the only reason it keeps occurring – and people keep suffering – is because we let it.

In 2011, the number of people killed by drunk [...]

Speeding caused the car accident that killed Fast and Furiousstar Paul Walker on November 30, 2013. Apparently, the car in which he was a passenger was traveling at twice the posted 45 miles per hour speed limit. People everywhere were shocked, but given the grim statistics on speeding deaths in the United States, they should not have been.

  • 2012 U.S. Census data shows that there were over 33,000 automobile fatalities due to speeding across the United States.
  • Even the eternal gridlock of New York City does not prevent speeding from being fatal there,