If you have recently been accused of a DWI in Texas, it is important to understand how you can properly manage the situation. The actions that you take in the days after you were pulled over are vital if you want to avoid being charged.
You're absolutely sure you weren't driving while impaired. Maybe you had a single glass of wine with dinner several hours ago or maybe you didn't have anything to drink, but you never would have gotten behind the wheel while intoxicated. Yet, a simple traffic stop turned into a nightmare when the officer asked you to take a Breathalyzer test and the results came back positive and over the legal limit.
What makes a police officer suspect that they've spotted someone who is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol? With all the cars they see on the road, what signals does an impaired driver give off?
There are very few people who believe that prosecuting addicts for possessing small amounts of drugs and handing them hefty prison sentences is doing anything to change the national drug problem. Now, at least one Texas district attorney is taking measures to re-write the rules on how certain drug cases are handled.