In Texas, drunk driving is a serious matter and more importantly, a criminal act. If the police stop a motorist’s vehicle to conduct a routine traffic stop and the officer believes that the motorist is intoxicated by drugs or alcohol, the officer may arrest them for the crime of Driving While Intoxicated.

The State of Texas & DWI-Related Laws

There are various criminal charges and corresponding penalties for DWI. The severity of the charge and the punishment are largely contingent on the criminal background of the offender and the details of the incident. For more information about DWI-related criminal offenses in Texas, follow the corresponding links below.

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