What is a DWI 3rd offense and its punishments?
According to the State of Texas, a DWI third offense is when an individual is arrested for DWI and has previously been convicted two times of DWI.
If you are convicted of a third DWI, this third-degree felony can result in
- A fine up to $10,000
- Between two and 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
- Driver license suspension from 180 days to two years.
- A mandated annual $1,500-$2,000 surcharge fee every year for 3 years in order to retain your driver’s license.
- Disqualification from voting and possessing a firearm