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Washington Drunk Driving Statistics

The Washington DUI defense attorneys of the Cowan Kirk 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.

Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn

Cowan Kirk 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.