Most Boston drunk driving accidents involve one or more personally owned vehicle. They also typically occur late at night or in the overnight hours after the bars close since this is the most likely time for someone to be out on the road while drunk. While this is certainly the norm in terms of Boston drunk driving crashes, it is not the only time drunk driving accidents occur in Boston and around the nation and not every accident involves personal vehicles.
In some cases, we have seen drivers of vehicles, such as a semi tractor trailer or other large commercial vehicle, involved in a Massachusetts drunk driving collision. Because of the size of these commercial vehicles, there is so much weight that is transferred into energy in a crash that smaller vehicles and pedestrians or bike riders do not really stand a chance. These vehicles also take a lot longer to stop than a standard passenger vehicle. Continue reading