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Drunk Driving Archives

What are the requirements for breathalyzer tests?

Breathalyzer tests must be in proper working order and properly maintained at the time of use to provide accurate and reliable test results. If a breathalyzer test is not properly maintained or calibrated, it may be possible to challenge the results of a breathalyzer test on that basis which is why it is helpful for drivers accused of drunk driving to be familiar with the requirements for a breathalyzer test.

How DWI penalties such as ignition interlock devices work

There are a variety of different penalties that can be associated with drunk driving charges in Texas and some of the penalties and consequences can be harsh and costly for the accused individual. One penalty that may be assigned to an individual who has been accused of driving under the influence is the requirement that they install an ignition interlock device on their vehicle so it is important for accused individuals to be familiar with what this requirement entails.

Texas tough on drunk driving

Around the nation, Texas is known as a place that does not go easy on people who make mistakes. When someone in our state gets behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking alcohol, they can be arrested and subject to a wide range of punishments.

(Rubber?) gloves off before DWI arrest

The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs says that the expression "take one's gloves off" means that a person has decided “to stop being calm or civil and show an intention of winning a dispute by any means." The old expression certainly appears to apply to the recent arrest of a Texas man for DWI and other charges.

Texas court orders release of Randy Travis DWI video

Back in the late 1980s, Randy Travis was the undisputed king of country music. His smooth baritone wrapped around a clean and contemporary country sound that had its roots in the genre's time-honored traditions. That was then and this is now: the country music legend recently had his request to block Texas from releasing video of his 2012 DWI arrest rejected.

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