Lyft Donated $10,000 On NYE to Help MADD Prevent DUIs

For the fifth annual year Lyft CEO John Zimmer has donated $10,000 to MADD on NYE's in their partnership to help end drunk driving. With autonomous driving and ride share services, that reality may come true within the coming decade. John has been leading the charge for his 7th year driving on New Years Eve with a special co-pilot - His Mom - but began bringing awareness to the organization in 2014 by allowing Lyft users to donate $1 to MADD for posting an anti drunk driving pledge on their social media in their campaign against DUIs with a $10,000 donation to MADD in the hopes of saving at least one of the 70 lives that are taken annually by to DUI's on NYE. Lyft CEO John Zimmer The holidays are a time to enjoy with friends and family, but they can also be one of [...]

Lyft Donated $10,000 On NYE to Help MADD Prevent DUIs2024-04-13T09:50:12-07:00

I Can See You’re Driving Drunk

Over the last 44 years, more than 1,000,000 Americans have been killed for no other reason than a drunk driver was holding onto the steering wheel while traveling down the road. Terrorists Can’t Compete with American Drunk Drivers, Since 1966, more Americans were killed by drunk drivers than the total number of American soldiers killed in ALL American Wars except the Civil War.     Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk If you were to let a friend drive away impaired and he or she were to kill someone or themselves while holding onto the steering wheel, how would you feel? Responsible and filled with guilt? Your friend will have to deal with jail time, thousands of dollars in fines, and they will need to attend an DUI school in Nevada, which could take up 8 to 72 hours of their time.  Online DUI classes can be very expensive and reach [...]

I Can See You’re Driving Drunk2024-02-19T07:54:15-07:00

Alcohol, Drugs & Drunk Driving – How substance use causes DUIs

Alcohol and Drugs are the cause of drunk driving It sounds redundant. Stating this fact unfortunately is not, with the amount of DUI arrests occurring every day due to impaired driving are explained away for any number of reasons, except for the simple fact. Someone arrested for driving drunk was a danger on the road due to intoxicants in their system that altered their ability to safely operate a vehicle on the road to the point of illegality. 123 DUI Online investigates the science behind intoxication of various substance and driving with any in your system eventually leads to signing up for DUI school. Cannabis or marijuana is a controlled substance and is estimated to be involved in 20% of all fatal crashes. Just because a driver possesses a medical marijuana endorsement, does not suggest that he or she can drive while they are under the influence of cannabis. [...]

Alcohol, Drugs & Drunk Driving – How substance use causes DUIs2023-11-13T21:21:35-07:00

Insurance & DUIs in Nevada

Why Is Auto Insurance Required By Nevada Law? Auto Insurance is NOT optional in Nevada. If you drive a vehicle on Nevada roads, it MUST be insured. Another reality... auto insurance is expensive.  If you own a vehicle, but it is stored and have no intention of driving it, you must turn in the vehicle’s license plate to the NV DMV. Nevada requires that automobile liability insurance policies carry minimum coverage of $15,000 for bodily injury or death of one person in any one accident; $30,000 for bodily injury or death of two or more persons on any one accident; and $10,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. If you think about it, $15,000 for bodily injury of another person will cover the cost of and then wants and a couple of aspirin in the emergency room. If the injured victim has medical expenses that [...]

Insurance & DUIs in Nevada2024-02-19T08:16:51-07:00

The Facts & Cost of a DUI In Nevada

Lets begin with the big picture of DUI Facts A Nevada DUI conviction will also hammer your wallet HARD at least in the near future. Forbes reported that a first time DUI conviction will increase your insurance premiums an average of 19%.  If your premiums are currently $1,200 a year, then you will pay $380, plus you can also add on another $265 for a required SR22 which provided by your insurance company. Likely you can anticipate that an additional $600 will be added to the cost of your auto insurance. In 2011, over 1.2 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication.  That's less than 1% of the 112 million self-reported episodes of alcohol impaired driving among U.S. adults  for that year. 50% to 75% of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive on a suspended license. A person convicted of driving on [...]

The Facts & Cost of a DUI In Nevada2022-05-08T17:55:28-07:00

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving

Nowadays everyone has been giving a lot of attention to one main factor in day to day life.  How are we going to make the roads safer? Companies such as Tesla, Google and BMW are producing autonomous cars that will require little to no supervision from the person sitting in the drivers seat.  These companies are focusing on creating a vehicle that will reduce the amount of traffic accidents and DUI arrests. Right now, there are approximately 30 companies developing, manufacturing, and releasing autonomous cars as you read this article!   These cars are street legal and being tested in Nevada, California, and Florida at this time. We already know of some big names that are producing these kind of vehicles. Tesla has 3 models that have the autonomous capabilities which are Model S, Model 3, and Model X.  Mercedes has the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury.  Google is also another leader [...]

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving2022-03-03T19:32:51-07:00