Truckers have to be fully aware of what is happening on the roadways when they drive. If they are distracted or impaired, they might be unable to take action when they need to as they drive. These truckers are putting everyone around them in danger if they are driving without being fully cognizant of their driving.
People on the Connecticut roadways are a bit luckier than many other drivers across the nation. Connecticut's rate of deaths from drunk driving accidents is lower than the national rate. This is true for all demographics noted on a publication by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bicyclists have the freedom to enjoy the open road and venture into places that motor vehicles can't go. When the bicyclist is sharing the road with motor vehicles, mutual respect and attention to safety is required to help keep the person on the bicycle safe. Bicyclists who are involved in accidents with motor vehicles can suffer from grave injuries, including brain or spinal cord injuries.
Drunk driving accidents can lead to serious injuries and deaths of innocent people who were just going about their daily activities. Drivers who are intoxicated are responsible for around one out of every three fatal accidents in this country. That harrowing statistic shows just how crucial it is for people who have been drinking to avoid driving.
There are things that most people do daily that they don't even think about. Most people don't think about being able to get dressed, take a shower, eat food, or go to work. What would you do if all of that changed in an instant? If suddenly you weren't able to get dressed or eat on your own? What would happen if you were suddenly unable to work? In all likelihood, your life wouldn't be anything like what it was.