Reasons Why You Might Need a Rexburg Car Accident Lawyer

Car Accidents in Idaho Involving Teen Drivers

According to the Idaho Transportation Department, in 2014 there were 4,668 crashes involving drivers between the ages of 15-19. They consider youthful drivers, as drivers between the ages of 15-19 years old. There was a 3.3% drop in crashes in youthful drivers between 2013 -2014 in Idaho. Of those crashes, 182 were fatal and serious injury car accidents. There were approximately 62,895 youthful drivers 2014. State officials and law enforcement are always in the process of making the roads safer.

Drunk Driving Effects Rexburg

An impaired driving crash is identified by information provided on the crash report. A law enforcement officer determines whether alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash, regardless of whether a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) test was given or not. Crashes where a sober driver collided with an impaired pedestrian or bicyclist are also included.

Of the 72 people killed in impaired driving crashes, 65 (or 90%) were impaired drivers, impaired pedestrians, impaired bicyclists, or passengers of a motor vehicle riding with an impaired driver.

Hurt by a Distracted Driver? Call a Lawyer.

Distracted driving crashes made up 22% of all crashes in 2014 and were responsible for 21% of all fatalities. While 73% of all distracted driving crashes occurred on urban roadways, 79% of the fatal distracted driving crashes occurred on rural roadways.

It is best that you consult an attorney before discussing your claim with the insurance company and absolutely before accepting a settlement offer. Contact Craig Swapp today, so we can help you immediately.

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