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Drunk driving and your case: A civil lawsuit in Iowa

As someone who has been through a serious accident with a drunk or intoxicated driver in Iowa, you may wonder what's keeping them off the roads following the accident. You are hurt because of the behavior they exhibited, so it's perfectly reasonable to want them off the roads. In most cases, there are penalties like the loss of a license that will restrict the driver's ability to drive. This is true even if they won't take the test to see if they're intoxicated. A criminal case may be brought against the driver by the police, and you may also choose to seek compensation through a civil lawsuit.

Man killed on I-75 was a pedestrian from Iowa, reports say

Imagine walking along the side of the road after your car breaks down; you know you're on a busy highway, but people will see you, right? You're out in the open and aren't standing in the way of the passing vehicles, yet you're the one who gets hit by a car. What do you do now? In your case, you may be entitled to compensation for the negligence of the driver who struck you.

Commercial truck drivers in Iowa: Service regulations

In Iowa, truck drivers and those with commercial vehicles are required to follow federal driving laws and the Hours of Service Regulations that have been approved by the U.S. government. If a driver is caught falsifying logbook times or driving over the limit of hours allowed, he or she may be fined or have his or her license taken. If the driver has been in an accident due to these negligent acts, then you, as a person who has been injured, may have the option to pursue compensation.

Seek compensation in Iowa after a drunk driving accident

Most people would agree that driving drunk isn't one of the best decisions that anyone has ever made, yet it happens all the time. Drivers who think they haven't had too much to drink get on the roads and cause serious accidents that leave others in pain and agony.

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