Drunk Driving Truck Accidents
Our DWI accident lawyers may be able to fight for you
Commercial truck accidents are potentially the most devastating wrecks on the road. If driving while intoxicated (DWI) played a role in your truck accident, you may need a determined personal injury lawyer in North Carolina to stand behind you and help you pursue damages in your drunk driving case.
Alcohol was a factor in just 1 percent of all commercial truck accidents in 2007, according to a large truck crash study conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Truck drivers face stricter standards related to alcohol consumption than drivers of passenger vehicles. Federal law has established a .04 percent blood alcohol content threshold for truck drivers, which means truckers can be considered legally intoxicated if they drink half the amount a driver of a passenger car consumes. (Motorists are considered legally intoxicated and may be liable in a drunk driving car accident if they have a blood alcohol level of .08 grams per deciliter or higher).
The government has sent a strong message to truck drivers that DWI, or driving under the influence (DUI), is not to be tolerated on North Carolina roads, or other highways in the nation.
Contact a DWI accident lawyer
If you were injured, or a loved one was injured or sustained fatal injuries in a semi-truck accident, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to see if we can help. Call 1-866-900-7078, or contact a DWI accident lawyer online today. Your conversation is free, and you don't pay us an attorney’s fee unless you recover damages. Let us put our experience and resources to work for you. At the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, we're on your side.