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Repeat Drunk Drivers are a Danger to Everyone on t…  

driver drinking alcohol while driving | Repeat Drunk DriversIn 1994, Patricio Martinez was driving drunk when he smashed into a 20-year-old motorcyclist and killed him. That was his fifth DUI. He had a blood alcohol of 2 ½ times the legal limit. Prior to that fatal night, Martinez never went to prison for his prior DUIs. Instead, he was given a plea deal that gave him a chance to have the felony DUI conviction disappear. When he killed the young motorcyclist, however, a judge finally sentenced him to 24 years in prison. He spent more than 18 years behind bars before finally being released in 2013. (more…)