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Drunk Driving Accidents

You Just Witnessed a Car Wreck: Here’s How to Handle It

November 21, 2016

By Grant J. Rogers, Associate Attorney In Texoma, citizens look out for one another. Whether it’s a crisis related to criminal activity, inclement weather, or even a family burdened with unexpected medical bills—our community comes together. If you’re crossing the Red River on I-44, or perhaps traveling down Kemp Blvd. in Wichita Falls, and you…

NHTSA: Cinco de Mayo Safety

May 5, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently advertising their Cinco-de-Mayo-themed public safety campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Cinco de Mayo and the subsequent holiday weekend have become synonymous with festivities, partying and excessive drinking. This year, the NHTSA is calling on partygoers to make a plan…

Super Bowl Sunday Safety

February 4, 2016

The Super Bowl is the nation’s most watched sporting event of the year. Whether you’re turning out for your favorite team or just watching for the commercials, make sure you have a game plan to get home safely. Planning for a sober ride home ahead of time is the best way to ensure you have…

WF Teen’s Idea to Prevent Drunk Driving

October 14, 2015

A teen scientist from Wichita Falls is one of 10 finalists in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his drunk-driving prevention invention. According to the Business Insider, 13-year-old Krishna Reddy of Wichita Falls has invented a device that can tell when a driver has consumed alcohol or used other drugs based on how…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over on Labor Day

August 28, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release about their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over safety campaign. More than 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the nation are taking part in a crackdown on drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day holiday weekend. Labor Day weekend, like many holiday…

Drug Impaired Driver in Lawton

July 24, 2015

Last week, a suspected distracted and impaired driver nearly hit a firefighter in Lawton. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, the incident happened on Northwest 31st Street and Ferris Avenue. His vehicle hopped a curb and crashed through a fence. Initial witness reports indicate that the driver appeared to be either slumped over behind…

St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Prevention

March 13, 2015

This year, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival falls on Saturday, March 14th. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the street celebration lasts until 10:30 p.m. Not only is St. Patrick’s Day notorious for green beer and other alcoholic beverages, it’s also, not surprisingly, associated with a spike in drunk driving related injury-causing and fatal…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Holiday Edition

December 23, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their 2014 Holiday Season Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. It’s no secret that the holiday season is usually a pretty dangerous time to be on the roads in Texas and across the U.S. In addition to everyday commuters, seasonal travelers are taking to…

Suspected Drunk Driving Crash in Lawton

October 23, 2014

On Saturday night, two collisions happened within minutes of each other in Lawton. One of the crashes sent a child to the hospital. The first crash involved a suspected drunk driver. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, some time around 7:00 p.m., a white sedan struck a concrete barrier on Cache Road near Quanah…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over for Labor Day Weekend

August 16, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release regarding the upcoming nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign isn’t just about the personal impact and dangers of drunk driving. This year, they’re also focusing on the societal economic impact of…