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Alcoholism and auto accidents

Whether someone gets in their car after having a few drinks while celebrating with their friends or accidentally drinking too much at a family function, there are many reasons why reckless drivers find themselves over the legal limit while behind the wheel. However, some people drink far more often than others, such as those who struggle with alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, these people may be even more likely to drive drunk for a variety of reasons, which we will explore in this post.

People develop drinking problems for different reasons, whether they have recently gone through a hard time in life (such as a difficult divorce) or they have been drinking too much since college. Sadly, people who struggle with alcohol addiction may drive drunk because they drink frequently and have to take care of various responsibilities in life, such as driving to work, running errands or taking a child to school. Someone who is an alcoholic may even drive drunk because they need to go to the party store to pick up more alcoholic beverages.

Sometimes, people who are addicted to alcohol feel as if they are fully capable of driving drunk because they are used to drinking so much, while others may not even care. However, they place innocent lives in danger by exhibiting this behavior and should be held accountable for any suffering they cause. Whether someone is regularly drunk or gets behind the wheel while over the legal limit even though they rarely drink, far too many lives have been lost due to drunk drivers.

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