If you feel capable of driving but you’re thinking about having “one for the road” before leaving the Super Bowl party, it might be best to think twice. A recent study found that even slight elevation in blood alcohol concentration (BAC) can increase a driver’s likelihood of causing a car accident. If you were injured by an impaired driver’s carelessness, our Eau Claire auto accident lawyers can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
The first nationwide analysis of data on how BAC within the legal limit (.08 percent in Wisconsin) can affect safe driving revealed that even drivers with a BAC below .08 percent (also called “buzzed” driving) still had a significantly higher risk of being at fault in an auto accident.
So, what’s the best way to enjoy the big game this weekend without risking an accident? Safe driving tips include:
Though these tips can keep you and your fellow party guests safe, not all drivers will make the same responsible decisions. If you or a loved one was injured in an auto accident involving alcohol, our Eau Claire attorneys can build an effective claim on your behalf against the impaired driver.
To find out more about how our auto accident lawyers can help you, please contact Boller & Vaughan LLC or call 608-268-0268 today to schedule your initial consultation. We are proud to represent clients in or around Eau Claire and Madison, Wisconsin.
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