Prison for Texas DWI: Is There a Less Costly Way to Protect Us?
A Texas DWI, repeated often, can garner an offender a long prison sentence. Sometimes it's the only recourse. Other times, ignition interlocks are better.
Advice for Texas DWI Attorneys
Advice for Texas DWI Attorneys My advice to other attorneys in this practice area is to make sure you know as much as possible about
What's the difference between Texas DWI & DUI?
Jim Medley explains the difference between DWI's and DUI's in Texas; click here to read more.
Why You Must Request An ALR Hearing!
If you've been charged with a DWI/DUI in Texas, read here to learn why DWI/DUI attorneys stress the importance of requesting an ALR hearing immediately!
With fourth DWI charge, Bryan man faces 10 years in prison
After being arrested over the weekend, a Bryan man has been charged with his fourth DWI. Because he has three prior conv
After 10 DUIs, Texas Imposes the Ultimate Penalty
Just how bad does your drunk driving record need to be to get life imprisonment. A Texas man just found out.
What Is the Difference Between DWI and DUI?
Around one in three traffic deaths in the US involve a drunk driver. In the state of Missouri, driving after drinking to the point of intoxication or [...]
What is the Difference between DUI and DWI?
Different states use various letter designations for the spectrum of alcohol and substance related driving offenses committed within their borders. New York recognizes DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), DUI (Driving Under the Influence), DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired (by alcohol)), and DWAI /drugs (Driving While Ability Impaired (by a substance other than alcohol)). New York also prosecutes for Chemical Test Refusal and underage drinkers with a BAC…
What Is The Difference Between A DUI And A DWI?
A DUI stands for Driving Under the Influence while a DWI stands for Driving While Intoxicated. They both can mean the same thing or mean two completely different things, depending on the state you live in or the offense is in. Either way, if you have an accident claim because of the other driver getting a DUI or a DWI, you might want to know what the difference between the two are. Also, if an accident claim was filed against you, you will…
What is the difference between DUI and DWI?
What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI? Many people view the terms DUI (“driving under the influence”) and DWI (“driving while intoxicated” or “driving while impaired”) as interchangeable. We will explain the difference between DUI and DWI in this article and points you should know between the separate drunk driving charges. While this can...
What is the difference between a DUI and a DWI?
If you have been charged with an alcohol-related crime, you need the help of a Dallas DWI defense lawyer at the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter.
What Is the Difference Between DUI and DWI?
What is the difference between DUI and DWI? States can use one or both for impaired or intoxicated driving. Learn their meanings and consequences.
What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI in Maryland?
By Jonathan Portner on October 25, 2011 1:05 PM | No Comments | No TrackBacks The acronym DWI stands for driving while impaired and is a lesser charge when compared with DUI, which stands for driving while under the influence. DUI in Maryland is considered the "A" charge and DWI in Maryland is considered the "B" charge. A suspect is charged with DWI in cases of impairment by drugs, other dangerous substances, or alcohol at a level of .07 blood alcohol content (BAC)…
What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI in Maryland?
A federal agency recommended that states reduce the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent to reduce highway fatalities. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimated that lowering the BAC threshold could reduce the annual 10,000 drunken driving deaths by as much as 10 percent....
He Got a DUI on a WHAT?
You don't need a car or a truck for a DUI. How about a tractor? A lawn mower? A ... Segway?
DUI vs. DWI: What are the differences between the drunk driving charges?
What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI? Many people view the terms DUI (“driving under the influence”) and DWI (“driving while intoxicated” or “driving while impaired”) as interchangeable. While this can be the case, that characterization is not always accurate. Both acronyms refer to the offense of operating a vehicle under the influence of...
What is the Difference Between a DUI and a DWI?
While the consequences are often well known, many people are unsure of the difference between a DUI or DWI. Both of these terms are used equally when referring to drunk or under the influence driving and usually carry the same weight and lead to the same consequences.
What's the Difference Between DWI & DUI?
Learn the Difference between driving while intoxicated (DWI) & driving under the influence (DUI) in Texas from Houston Defense Firm Law Office of Jim Medley
What’s the Difference between a DUI and a DWI?
While a conviction for either can mean fines—in some instances up to thousands of dollars—and even jail time, the DWI is the more serious crime.
What To Do If Pulled Over for DWI in Texas
This past Fourth of July weekend, APD made approximately sixty DWI arrests. If you find yourself being pulled over on suspicion of DWI, here’s what to do Smile, you’re on camera! This begins before the officer turns on his overhead lights, and it continues until you are at the police station. If you are within earshot of the officer, your voice is being recorded. Be polite and courteous throughout your exchange no matter what. Pull over quickly and safely. If you cannot immediately…