Interesting question . . . if it could be proven that he was drinking in your presence and you, knowing that he was impaired, allowed him to drive without attempting to stop him, or in failing that without notifying authorities, theoretically I suppose that you could be made party to a civil suit for damages.
It really depends on what damage was caused. An alcohol related accident may not have any cost or it could be in the millions of dollars.
• Over 40% of fatal automobile accidents are alcohol-related • Approximately 30% of Americans will be in an accident involving alcohol • According to estimates, someone is injured in an alcohol-related accident every two minutes • Accidents involving alcohol are more likely to occur at night… about five times more likely •maybe..16,000 people every year
If a person is issued a ticket for an accident in Minnesota, it will stay on his or her driving record for five years. However, if the accident was alcohol related, depending on the charge, it can stay longer.
it depends on what accident in Florida the insurance would cost your butt.
250,000 people have died in alcohol related accidents in the past 10 years.Presently 25,000 people are killed each year in alcohol related accidents.500 people are killed each week in alcohol related accidents.71 people are killed each day in alcohol related accidents.One American life is lost every 20 minutes in alcohol related auto crashes.It is estimated that one out of every two Americans will be involved in an alcohol related accident in his or her lifetime.In 1994, New Hampshire had 119 total highway fatalities, 42 were alcohol related (or 35.3% of the total). New Hampshire leads the nation with one of the lowest percentages of alcohol related fatalities.
blood alcohol level is the percent of alcohol in the blood at any given time. i would imagine in forensic science could use this to determine maybe a cause of death. For example if someone is killed by a drunk driver including the driver. forensics could determine the cause of the accident was drunk driving related. They would take a sample of blood and determine there was a percentage of alcohol in it (blood alcohol level). If the level was high enough they could determine that it was the cause of the accident, or somehow related.
The statement is not true because, by definition alcohol related accident costs are a subset of the GNP of any country - they are also probably a subset of the profits from alcohol sales.
Yes, in more than one way. You can die from a car accident caused by drinking. You can die by inhaling vomit while you are drunk. You can die from alcohol poisoning. See the Related Link for more information on alcohol poisoning.
Jackson Pollock died in a car accident on August 11, 1956. He was driving under the influence of alcohol when he lost control of the car and crashed into a tree. Both Pollock and one of the passengers in the car, Edith Metzger, were killed in the accident.
Alcohol-related traffic fatalities.