Drunk Drivers

Drunk Driving Convictions Now Prohibited From Being Expunged

by Staff | December 30th, 2015

Each year, thousands of motorists are arrested in Indiana for driving under the influence of alcohol. What’s more disturbing, is that estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show roughly one-third of those who are taken into custody for drunk driving have a previous operating while intoxicated (OWI) offense on their record. Many of…

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Halloween Safety Do’s and Don’ts

by Staff | October 29th, 2014

The Terre Haute personal injury lawyers from Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would like to take a moment to offer a few safety tips for you and your family on All Hallows Eve. One of the most important things to remember is that drunk drivers are notorious on Halloween, especially in Indiana. That’s why we…

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Campaign Aims to Protect Motorists From Indiana Drunk Driving Accidents

by Staff | August 6th, 2014

Drunk driving is an epidemic that affects everyone who uses Indiana’s roads. Data indicates there were a total of 114 Indiana drunk driving accident fatalities last year alone. To help curb the number of drunk driving incidents involving Hoosiers, law enforcement agencies will be taking part in a traffic safety blitz later this week. Beginning…

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5 Rules to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe This Prom Season

by Staff | April 30th, 2014

Prom night is often one of the most memorable times of a young person’s life. But these memories can turn into nightmares for local teens and their families when Indiana drunk driving accidents happen. Studies show that prom season correlates with a rise in the number of drunk driving accidents that involve teenagers, which is…

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Terre Haute DUI Injury Lawyers Discuss The Dangers of Drunk Driving

by Staff | December 11th, 2013

December 11, 2013 Each year, hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents are reported in Indiana, and many are the result of drunk driving. In fact, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that as many as one-third of all accidents list a driver under the influence of alcohol or other drugs as…

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Indiana DUI Injury Lawyers Discuss Dangers of Drinking and Driving

by Staff | November 13th, 2013

October 30, 2013 Drinking and driving is one of the biggest risk factors on Indiana’s roads and highways today. In fact, the Indiana Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys with the law firm of Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin say that at least three accidents involving an intoxicated driver have occurred in the past several weeks in…

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Drunk Driver Responsible For Causing Fatal Indiana Car Accident

by Staff | September 25th, 2013

September 25, 2013 The Indiana Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain that one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents today is drunk driving. Data from the non-profit organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, shows that as many as 30 percent of fatal accidents list a driver’s intoxication as a…

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Indiana DUI Accident Results In One Person’s Death and Leaves Another Injured

by Staff | June 6th, 2013

June 4, 2013 In recent years, law enforcement across the state of Indiana has seen a dramatic increase in the number of DUI arrests stemming from drugged driving. In fact, a recent Indiana DUI Accident claimed the life of a 73-year-old woman and left her 70-year-old neighbor seriously injured. According to an article released by…

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Repeat Intoxicated Drivers Present Serious Risk Of Accidents to Motorists

by Staff | May 15th, 2013

May 15, 2013 The problem of repeat drunk drivers is a major problem in the United States today that puts every motorist at serious risk of death and injury. In fact, the non-profit organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), estimates that roughly one-third of all the individuals who are arrested for drunk driving related offenses…

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Will Ignition Interlock Systems Curb Increasing Number Of Drunk Driving Incidents?

by Staff | January 9th, 2013

January 9, 2013 Drunk driving is a major problem in the U.S. Statistics show that drunk driving is responsible for roughly one-third of the 32,000 fatal motor vehicle accidents that occur each year across the nation—including Indiana. Indiana state officials estimate that roughly 360 people are killed in Indiana DUI Accidents each year. That is almost one…

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