Globally, the energy drink market is now worth more than $27 billion, which represents a 620 percent increase since 1999. In the United States, these products are particularly popular, with 5,000 percent sales growth in the same period. That aside, if you like to consume energy drinks before you get behind the wheel, you could find yourself facing a DUI charge. Learn how energy drinks affect your body, and find out why these effects could spell trouble for drivers.
If you've been involved in an auto accident that caused personal injury or property damage to another individual while attempting to text or make a phone call, you may have already received a citation at the scene. However, such a citation may not absolve you from criminal liability -- you could still be charged with a misdemeanor (or felony, if the injury or damage is severe). Read on to learn more about how many states treat texting while driving, as well as what you can do to protect yourself after you've been in an at-fault accident.