Tag Archives: Fatal Accidents Caused by Drugs

Drugs and Their Impact on Driving Accidents…  

Drugs and Their Impact on Driving Accidents We hear a lot about the negative outcomes that occur due to drunk driving, but not as much about the very real impact of driving while under the influence of drugs, both legal prescription medication and illegal narcotics. With Colorado being one of the first states to legalize marijuana use, this is becoming a more significant, problematic issue here. Finding out the exact numbers associated with drug-impaired drivers has proven difficult. However, we can tell you that the problem is significant and just like drunk driving, it isn’t going anywhere.(more…)

U.S. Regulators Alarmed by Outbreak of Fatal Accid…  

Driving the car around town by night | Fatal Accidents Caused by DrugsOver the last decade, the incidence of traffic fatalities in which at least one driver tested positive for drugs has almost doubled.With the number of U.S. traffic fatalities on the rise in general, federal data shows the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has also detected a steady succession of drivers who are testing positive for illicit drugs and prescription medications. (more…)