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What Is a DWI Surcharge?

Posted on May 3, 2019 in
In Texas, a driving while intoxicated (DWI) surcharge is an administrative penalty. It is a fee the Department of Public Safety charges as a requirement for maintaining your driver’s license post-DWI conviction. A DWI surcharge can bring the total costs of your DWI conviction much higher than the initial penalties, as the surcharge applies...
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Can I Get a DUI for Being Under the Influence of Medical Marijuana?

Posted on March 12, 2019 in
The Compassionate Use Program in Texas permits medicinal use of marijuana, but under tight restrictions that make it legal for only about 600 people – patients who have intractable epilepsy. Even those who can use marijuana legally, however, cannot drive under the influence of this drug. It is illegal in every state to operate...
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Can You Get a DWI on an Electric Scooter?

Posted on February 1, 2019 in
Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have grown increasingly popular over recent years, and now rideshare programs for electric scooters and bicycles offer an ecologically responsible alternative to public transportation or driving in large cities. While these programs and services help alleviate traffic congestion and limit the consumption of fossil fuels, there are significant...
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What Is an ALR Hearing in Texas?

Posted on November 5, 2018 in
If a Texas driver commits a serious moving violation, a driving under the influence (DUI) offense, or any of the following traffic offense, the driver will face an Administrative License Revocation (ALR). Some of the possible reasons for an ALR include: Failing a blood or breathalyzer test during a police stop. In such a...
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What Is a No Refusal Weekend in Texas?

Texas has one of the highest death rates due to drunk driving of any state. While drivers get behind the wheel intoxicated throughout the year, some holidays and other major events tend to plead to more drunk drivers on the road. During these time periods, the state of Texas holds “No Refusal” weekends. If...
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