Driving while under the influence of alcohol is illegal in every state in the U.S. Unfortunately, however, this fact alone is not enough to prevent people from getting behind the wheel when they are intoxicated and, in doing so, putting other people’s safety – and lives – at risk.

To reveal just how dangerous drunk driving is and why people should avoid doing it at all costs, below, we will reveal some important facts to know about intoxication and how it affects motorists’ abilities.

If you or a loved one has been hurt by a drunk driver or any type of driver negligence, however, contact a Denver car accident lawyer at Bell & Pollock for help pursuing justice and financial recovery.

5 Reasons Why Alcohol & Driving Don’t Mix