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Blog Posts in February, 2016

  • DWI Intoxication: Understanding the Legal Limit in Texas

    DWI Intoxication in Texas/DWI .08 Alcohol level There are two ways a person can be found legally "intoxicated" for a DWI charge in Texas. A legal finding of alcohol intoxication requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt that you were operating a motor vehicle on a public street in Texas while: (1) Not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol; or ...
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  • Ignition Interlock Devices/Deep Lung Device on DWI Probation

    An ignition interlock device is a small device (about the size of a cell phone) that is installed in a car that measures a person's BAC level. If a person blows into the device and it registers a BAC level that is above a certain amount, the car will not start. The driver must also give breath samples during the drive. Who has to get an interlock device following a Texas DWI arrest? Currently (and ...
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