In our last entry, we talked about the horrors that a Texas family has suffered as a result of a deadly 2012 accident. Five people were killed in that single-vehicle accident, all apparently from the same family.
Imagine you're driving along a stretch of the Texas interstate or highway system when all of a sudden you feel a shimmy and vibration from the wheels. The tires are relatively new, so you figure maybe the balance has been thrown off. After a lot of frustrating interaction with tire dealers and the manufacturer, the conclusion is that you must have hit a pothole.
As much as the insurance industry has managed to quantify and parse out the various costs associated with loss due to accidents, there is no actuarial table that can assess and determine the full scope of financial loss someone might suffer as a result of a car wreck.
The problem of drunk driving is a common one across the United States. And Texas is among the states with the worst record when it comes to drunk driving accidents that result in injuries and fatalities.