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Washington Drunk Driving Statistics

The Washington DUI defense attorneys of the Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn Law Firm are prepared to help you if you have been charged with a DUI. Some noteworthy Washington DUI facts include:

  • In 2009, 206 of the 10,839 national drunk driving fatalities were in Washington state
  • For every 100,000 alcohol-related accidents, 3.1 of them will result in fatalities
  • In Washington, males make up 78% of the DUI accident deaths
  • For every one female killed, 3.5 men will have also lost their lives to alcohol-related accidents

In Washington, the penalties for DUI convictions include lengthy jail time, heavy fines, the installation of an ignition interlock system, and a suspended license for up to 90 days.

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Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn is known throughout Washington and the nation for representing all of its clients with commitment, creativity and compassion. We recognize how devastating a DUI charge can be, particularly when our clients learn how incredibly tough Washington's DUI laws have become, even for a first-time offender.

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If you need a DUI defense attorney in Seattle, Bellevue, or King County, contact us today to find out why respect for our clients, a passion for justice, and our commitment to winning have earned each of us the highest honor a member of the bar can receive from our colleagues – their referrals.