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.