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- Civil Consequences of a DWI
A few weeks ago, we discussed the criminal consequences of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas. This article covers some of the civil (i.e. non-criminal) consequences that you might face as a result of a DWI charge.
- Criminal Consequences of a DWI in Texas
The first consequence that most people think of is, of course, jail time. The amount of jail time that can be imposed varies, depending on the level of the offense and the circumstances of the offense.
- Texas Increases No-Refusal DWI Checkpoints Over the 4th of July Weekend
Holiday weekends are known for increased DWI arrests and tragic alcohol related traffic fatalities. In an effort to thwart this trend, Texas increased no-refusal checkpoints across the state for the 2014 4th of July Weekend.
- In Texas, DWI Offenses Do Not Always Involve Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Did you know that in Texas, DWI offenses do not always involve driving under the influence of alcohol. Also, in Texas a DWI is not the same thing as a DUI. There are many driving under the influence and operating while impaired laws unique to Texas.
- When Should I Fight a Traffic Ticket in Court
When you get a traffic ticket, consider the following issues before deciding whether to fight the ticket:
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Targeting Drivers Boating Under the Influence
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is zeroing in on boaters and watercraft operators driving under the influence of alcohol. Local task forces have been developed in various high volume boating and recreation areas across Texas.
- Driving a Golf Cart Under the Influence of Alcohol in Texas
Did you know you can get a DWI for driving a golf cart while intoxicated? Driving a golf cart under the influence of alcohol is a crime in Texas, depending on your speed and where you are driving the cart.
- Can I Get into Canada with a DUI?
This question comes up more and more often as the United States continues to increase enforcement and lower Blood Alcohol limits. The short answer is No, you can’t get into Canada with a DUI, a DWI, or any state’s equivalent charge. At least not without jumping through a series of hoops set up by the Canadian government.
- Illinois DUI Arrests During the Summertime
The summer is a time for BBQ’s and celebrations, but drunken driving arrests and accidents often increase during the summer months as well.
- Oops, I Did It Again: Facing Multiple DWI Charges
Enjoying a few drinks while socializing is a popular way to spend a Friday or Saturday night for many people. Frequenting a bar during happy hour with some friends after work is also quite common. A-list celebrities may be able to afford a driver to chauffeur them around to these types of events, but the majority of us instead get from point A to point B by driving.