Drunk Driver Crash While In an Uber/Lyft

Hit by a Drunk Driver While a Passenger in an Uber/Lyft?

Protecting the Rights of Passengers in Rideshare Vehicles Hit by Drunk Drivers According to a study released during the Coronavirus shutdown, San Antonio ranks as #1 in the highest number of drunk driving arrests in the United States during the ten-year period from 2009-2018. According to FBI data, during that period, our city ran…

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Wrecked Car

Fatal San Antonio DWI Crash Takes Texas Police Official’s Life

Earlier in March, Rodney Rheiner, a retired Converse Police Department assistant chief, was killed in San Antonio in an alleged DUI accident. The tragic accident occurred on Tuesday, March 12. As part of their investigation, San Antonio police identified one of the victims as Rodney “Rex” Rheiner, who was the passenger in a Lincoln SUV…

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U.S. Drunk Driving Fatality Rates by State [Interactive Map]

Which states have the highest drunk driving fatality rates in America? The interactive map below displays the rate of drunk driving fatalities per 100,000 licensed drivers for each state in the country, using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Darker colors indicate a higher rate, while lighter colors indicate a lower…

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Rear-End Crash

A Texas-sized DWI Crackdown for the Holiday; Be Safe

Law enforcement officers throughout Texas, including those in San Antonio and Bexar County, has been ramping up their efforts all month to make this the safest holiday season in history. For at least the next week, officers statewide will be working a lot of extra hours to combat drunk driving, reckless driving, speeding and…

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Top 10 Cities in Texas for DWI: San Antonio is Still #5

According to recent statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation, the most common cause of accidents in Texas is due to erratic turning movements, especially when it comes to making a left turn. In fact, making a left turn recklessly accounts for 79 percent of accidents in Texas this year. In second is failure…

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A Summer Crackdown on Drunk Drivers Seems Right on Time

In a troubling development, as we head into the summer months, Bexar County law enforcement agencies and court records show that the month of May saw a record 60 people were arrested on felony DWI charges. More than a third of the charges were for driving while intoxicated, but they included at least one…

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The Growing Danger of Drowsy Driving

It seems to have taken a while to get there, but everyone now agrees that driving drunk is extremely dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. Despite this knowledge, Texas is always at or near the top when it comes to drunk driving deaths.  Likewise, the dangers of distracted driving are also becoming…

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The Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Can Change Your Life

Most of us think we know how serious traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can be, but many people don’t seem to realize that they don’t always heal the same as other other injuries and the impact of a serious TBI can lead to a lifetime of pain and medical care. Many traumatic brain injuries are…

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DWI Warning Sign

Texas Dram Shop Laws a Factor Into Fatal Houston DUI

About 9 days before Christmas, a Texas teen allegedly downed as many as a dozen alcoholic drinks before he slipped in behind the wheel of his truck, where he proceeded to cause a wrong-way DUI crash that took the life of a young mother. Underage and Overserved Back on Dec. 16, 19-year-old driver Erick Hernandez swerved…

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San Antonio PD Has Been Cracking Down Hard on DWI

For drivers in San Antonio, it may seem as if you have seen an uptick in the number of drunk driving stories on the TV news or in the local newspaper in recent months, you are not imagining things. Police agencies all over Texas have been cracking down on those who make the irresponsible choice…

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