2 possible police errors during DWI arrests

If you have been charged with a Texas DWI, it’s important to know that you can still find avenues for a successful defense. When you are pulled over, there are certain requirements that the police must follow to make the charges stick. If mistakes are made by the...

Does your job make you drink?

People drink alcohol for all sorts of different reasons, including the stress that they may face at work. Those who drink consistently have higher odds of facing DWI charges. This is true even for those who never intend to drink and drive. Simply using alcohol at a...

Can mouthwash really lead to a DWI? 

You may have heard people say that mouthwash can lead to DWI charges. They may warn you against using mouthwash before you get in the car, especially if it's late at night -- when DWI arrests are more common. This may sound a bit far-fetched to you, but is there any...

The link between alcohol and age

Studies have shown there's an increase in high-risk drinking for older individuals. While older people (those 65 or older) are less likely to drink than younger people, the CDC found that older Americans are more likely to binge drink more often.  Why have seniors...

The collateral ramifications of a Texas DWI

The state of Texas takes a tough stance when it comes to DWI, whether you are a first-timer or a repeat offender. You will get a criminal record if convicted. You may have to pay a substantial fine, serve time in jail or prison and lose your license. Unfortunately, a...

How much can a DWI cost you in Texas?

Texas is serious about preventing DWIs, which is why it has very harsh penalties for those who commit them. As someone who has been accused of driving while impaired, you need to understand how expensive a DWI can be as well as the toll it can take on your life in the...

What is an aggravated DWI charge?

The state of Texas takes a tough stance against drunk drivers. In addition to the standard charges and penalties, there are more severe charges under certain conditions. An aggravated DWI is an enhanced charge reserved for those a court considers did something to make...