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Texas DWI Questions

Get straight answers about DWI, DUI, BWI, and FWI from the Texas DWI lawyer who wrote the textbook on DWI defense. This page will help you answer many questions, such as “What are the penalties for a DWI?” or “What is a felony DWI?” and many more. For an immediate evaluation of your case, contact our office where a DWI lawyer is awaiting your call.

What is DWI and the potential punishment?

What is DUI and the potential punishment?

What are the penalties for DWI in Texas? 

What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?

What is a felony DWI? 

What is a DWI 3rd or more and the potential punishment?

What is DWI with child and the potential punishment?

What is intoxication assault and the potential punishment?

What is intoxication manslaughter and the potential punishment?

What is DWI probation?

What is BWI and the potential punishment?

Are crimes of DWI and public intoxication (PI) in Texas different, and if so, how? 

Do I need a lawyer to help me in a DWI prosecution and an ALR proceeding?

What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?

What are some of the biggest DWI myths? 

If my driver’s license is suspended because I declined a chemical test or because I was convicted of DWI, then what are the penalties for driving while my license is suspended?

What can cause my commercial driver’s license to be suspended?

What happens to my pilot’s license if I’m arrested for DWI?

 What does “intoxicated” mean?

What is the Difference Between Impaired Driving and Drunk Driving?

How long will a DWI arrest or a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? How will it affect my automobile insurance rates?

Whose “normal mental and physical faculties” are we judged by, and what is “normal”?

What is .08 alcohol concentration?

Is it .08 or more when I drive or .08 or more at the time I’m tested, or both, that will make me guilty of DWI?

If I take a breath and/or blood test and the alcohol concentration (BAC) is LESS THAN .08, can I still be convicted and/or lose my license?

If I take a breath and/or blood test and the alcohol concentration (BAC) is .15 OR MORE, what are the ramifications?

How accurate and reliable are the police methods used to determine alcohol concentration?

How can a DWI Specialist challenge the Results of a Field Sobriety Test (FST)?

What is a no-refusal weekend?

Before I’m arrested, am I required to take a breath, blood, or urine test when requested by a police officer?

What is implied consent, and do I have a choice to refuse a breath or blood test? 29. How is DWI breath testing done?

What is the debate over the Intoxilyzer 5000 EN’s accuracy and reliability?

What is the Intoxilyzer 9000?

What is a portable breath test (PBT)?

What special conditions are placed upon bond for DWI in Texas?

Do I have a choice to refuse being videotaped?

Do I have a choice to refuse to perform police DWI field sobriety testing?

What is a standardized field sobriety test?

Can a police officer force me to take a breath or blood test?

Is it legal to drive a motor vehicle while drinking an alcoholic beverage, and if not, what are the penalties?

Can a passenger have an open container in a motor vehicle while it’s being driven?

Do I have the right to use the telephone to call an attorney for DWI assistance?

If I’m arrested for DWI, when do I have an absolute right to an attorney?

What can a knowledgeable DWI attorney do for me immediately after I’ve been arrested?

If I refuse a breath and/or blood test, or if I’m found to have an alcohol concentration of .08 or more at the time of vehicle operation, can anything be done to prevent my license from being suspended?

What is a DWI surcharge?

Can Texas suspend my license if I received a DWI in another state?

What if I have prior DWI convictions?

What if I have multiple DWI cases pending?

How long can the state use a prior DWI conviction against me?

Are there immigration consequences associated with a DWI conviction?