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The Body’s Response to Alcohol

Alcoholic beverages have been considered a routine part of many different social gatherings and businesses for literally thousands of years. Automobiles, on the other hand, have only been a functional concern for approximately one century. The problems that arise from combining the two have been made abundantly clear as alcohol-related car accidents have claimed the lives of countless motorists, passengers, and pedestrians. Yet there are still many individuals who feel more attached to their ability to drink and drive than to protecting their own safety and defending against the creation of an unnecessarily heightened risk of motor vehicle accidents.

If you have suffered injuries in a car crash that was caused by a drunk driver then you know firsthand the tragic consequences of such extraordinary negligence. As you are faced with the expenses of the medical care and other considerations that arise in the wake of an accident, the situation can be overwhelming. We can help you to obtain the financial resources that you need to endure this troubling time. Contact the Stevens Point car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 for a free initial consultation.

Drunk Driver Impairment

One of the reasons that some individuals choose to drink alcohol is that it causes them to think, feel, and behave differently than they would normally. Unfortunately, this has a direct effect on driving skills, and the effects can be catastrophic. As the blood becomes saturated with alcohol, none of the body’s systems and organs can function in the normal manner. The following are some of the direct effects of intoxication upon driving ability:

  • Reduced motor control
  • Impaired judgment
  • Inability to focus on the roadway
  • Risk of passing out while driving
  • Miscalculation of speed, braking, distance, and turning radius
  • Overly aggressive tendencies

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Our firm is committed to helping drunk driving accident victims hold negligent motorists accountable for the harm that they have done. Contact the Stevens Point car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 for more information.

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