Categories for DWI

What Holidays Are Most Dangerous for Drinking and Driving?

September 4, 2019

While DUIs are generally more prevalent on weekends and at night, there are also certain days and times of year at which drinking and driving hits its peak. These spikes in DUI incidents tend to occur around holidays, when there are more likely to be people consuming alcohol at parties.... View Article

What Not to Do at a DUI Checkpoint

July 29, 2019

Since 1990, DUI checkpoints have been legal under federal law. The “brief intrusion” into privacy without probable cause is considered by the Supreme Court to be justified in reducing alcohol-related deaths and injuries. However, they can be legal on the federal level and still be banned on the state level,... View Article

Which Holidays Do Criminal Attorneys See the Most DUIs?

July 22, 2019

Holidays are a busy time for criminal attorneys in Lubbock, TX. In fact, the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day, summer vacation for most students, has been called the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. Adults are not immune from this, and festivities often result in more alcohol consumption.... View Article

Are DUI Checkpoints Allowed in Texas?

April 15, 2019

DUI checkpoints are used by law enforcement officers to check the sobriety of drivers passing through particular areas, and have the added benefit of being a way to discourage drunk driving altogether. These checkpoints are typically used on days in which large numbers of intoxicated drivers are expected to hit... View Article

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