It’s always after thought to take a cab or have a designated driver when you are being arrested for suspicion of DUI. It’s one of the first things that you will replay in your mind, “I should have called a cab or got a ride home”. Now you’re handcuffed in the back of a police car and you’re facing serious legal consequences. As I’ve mentioned before, a DUI conviction in Collin County can bring jail time, court fees and fines. It’s a steep price to pay, but if you could go back in time and change the events previous to your arrest what would you do?
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Most of you would recommend taking a cab home. The biggest problem with taking a cab is the wait time for a local cab can be 30 minutes or more, if you’re lucky. The best alternative to the calling a cab is using Uber car service. Uber is a smart phone app that will sent a luxury car or SUV to pick you up in as little as 5 minutes. The cost of using Uber is more than a cab slightly, but it’s a lot less than the cost of a DUI arrest and conviction. When using the app, you will know in advance the identity of the driver. You will also know the vehicle is clean, safe and you will be the envy of your friends while you’re riding in luxury.
I’m sure if you’re in the Plano or Frisco area you’re wondering if the app works for you. Well there is good news and good news. The service area for Uber is fairly extensive for the Collin County area. And Uber transportation is available 24 hours a day! Don’t take a chance with a DUI arrest, get a ride.
Sometimes the best remedy to a problem is prevention. If there is any way possible to avoid driving when intoxicated, using Uber or a local cab is one of the best ways to prevent DUI arrest.
Texas DUI charges can ruin your life – especially if it turns into a conviction. Many Class A Misdemeanor and Class B Misdemeanor charges in Texas carry serious repercussions if you plead guilty – even if you get deferred adjudication. These consequences are often a trap for those that don’t hire a good attorney or who represent themselves.
If you are charged with a Texas Class A Misdemeanor or Texas Class B Misdemeanor in Collin County or Dallas, your future is at stake. You owe it to yourself to consult with a qualified local defense attorney with a great reputation, vast knowledge of Texas misdemeanor laws, and many years experience defending misdemeanor charges in Dallas, McKinney, Denton and Fort Worth.
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