Categories for DWI

I’ve Been Arrested for DWI—Will I Lose My Job?

August 24, 2021

Everyone makes mistakes—but some mistakes come with bigger consequences than others. If you’ve been arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas, you’ll undoubtedly face criminal penalties. You might also suffer other consequences, depending on your job and the circumstances of your case. Calling a criminal defense attorney will help... View Article

DUI vs. DWI: What’s the Difference?

May 26, 2021

If you’ve been driving a while, you’ve probably heard of both DUIs and DWIs—but do you know the difference between them? DUI means “driving under the influence,” while DWI means “driving while intoxicated.” They’re often used interchangeably. Both will harm your driving record, but in Texas, one is significantly more... View Article

What You Should Know About DUI Checkpoints in Texas

March 25, 2021

Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous decisions a person can make behind the wheel. Every year, thousands of people are killed and many more injured because negligent drivers take to the roads after consuming alcohol. That being said, people charged with DUIs still have... View Article

What Is the Law on Open Containers in Texas?

September 25, 2020

With many bars and breweries closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, you might want to enjoy the last of the warm weather outdoors with some beer, wine and your friends. If you drive home with an open bottle of wine, however, you could be charged with a misdemeanor. Open containers—that is,... View Article

Why Is Turning Right on Red Considered Running a Red Light?

August 4, 2020

Red light cameras reveal that a driver runs a red light every 20 minutes. This increases during peak times, when impatience and frustration take over on crowded commutes. However, many of these incidents of red light running in Lubbock, TX arise not out of a need to break laws, but... View Article

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