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Defending your rights after a DWI charge

The winter months are a time of many celebrations. There are many reasons for residents in Texas and elsewhere to take to the road this time of the year. Whether it is a family gathering, holiday party or a New Years Eve celebration, the roadways see and increase in travelers this time of year. Not only are there more travelers, but there is also a greater concern for people getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol.

Penalties and consequences of drunk driving in Texas

It should not come as a surprise that the penalties associated with drunk driving charges can be significant. To help address the potential penalties and consequences accused drivers face, they should be familiar with criminal defense protections so they do not have to face the charges without help.

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.

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