Drinking and driving is not taken lightly in the state of Texas and can result in serious penalties. It doesn’t have to be the end of your career or life, however, if you retain an experienced attorney capable of handling your case.
Each year roughly 90,000 men, women, and minors are arrested for a DWI or driving while intoxicated in Texas. This is a criminal offense which is oftentimes also referred to as driving under the influence (DUI).
According to NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations, there have been about 1,400 drug and alcohol-related vehicle fatalities in the state of Texas since 2009. These stats rank Texas as a state with one of the highest amounts of alcohol and drug-related driving accidents in the nation. Brazoria County has its fair share of DWI arrests, as well. Find an attorney with experience that you can trust.