Disclaimer: The content of this article should not be taken as legal advice and should only be used as a resource to provide information about the legal consequences of drinking and driving. You should always seek for the services of a lawyer specializing in drinking under the influence cases to give you a more in-depth view of this matter.
Most of the time, you drive yourself home after hanging out with friends. You always have fun whenever you’re with your friends, and you don’t mind going home in the wee hours of the morning. And yes, this kind of “hanging-out” involves drinking alcohol – what fun would it be without alcohol, right?
However, because your friends know how drunk you can be at times, they’ve warned you about the dangers of drinking and driving. They’ve even offered to drive you home instead of driving your car. But you believe that you can still manage to drive home whenever you’re drunk, so you never bothered accepting any of their offers. After all, you’ve never been involved in a car accident in the past, so there’s no point in changing what you’re already used to – or so you thought.
You might think that drinking and driving are okay because no accident took place whenever you drive home from drinking with your friends. But have you even thought that accidents are only one of the consequences you’ll get if you continue to drink and drive? There are also legal consequences with this kind of behaviour and this should be reason enough for you to change your ways. If you don’t know what these legal consequences are, read on to know more: