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Drunk Driving Archives

Long sentences for repeat DWI offenders becoming the norm

Being arrested for drunk driving is a serious situation. Judges and juries do not take such charges lightly, though sentences are not always severe for a first offence. However, for those with multiple DWI convictions, the courts of the state of Texas seem to be trying to send an extra strong message lately. 

DWI charges filed against Longhorns player

Authorities in Texas recently arrested the starting offensive lineman for the University of Texas Longhorns. Accused of causing a single-car accident while under the influence of alcohol, he is currently facing a DWI charge. It is unclear how his position with the Longhorns will be affected by these allegations.

Charges for drunk driving filed after rollover wreck

Texas police filed criminal charges against a driver who they claim was intoxicated while behind the wheel of his motor vehicle. Still in police custody, he has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter for allegedly causing a fatal drunk driving accident. The man, however, claims that he was not the one driving at the time of the wreck.

Fatal accident leads to drunk driving charges for Texas student

A Texas woman was recently charged in a fatal car accident that police suspect might have involved alcohol. She is currently facing drunk driving-related charges for the wreck, including intoxicated assault and intoxicated manslaughter, both of which are felonies. Authorities believe that she had been drinking alcohol earlier that day.

Blood alcohol content results still pending re university student

Police in Texas arrested a student from the University of Houston after he was allegedly involved in a fatal car accident. Charged with intoxicated manslaughter, the student was recently denied bail, meaning that he will currently be held in police custody at least until he hires counsel, a stipulation handed down by the judge. His blood alcohol content at the time of the wreck has still not been confirmed.

Texas police arrest Lyft driver on DWI charges

Police in Texas recently arrested a Lyft driver while he was in the process of transporting a passenger. The driver was charged with a DWI after apparently failing a field sobriety test. Although at this stage he is simply accused of driving under the influence and has not been found guilty, his connection with the driving service Lyft was severed.

Fault undetermined but drunk driving charges filed in Texas crash

When a motor vehicle accident takes place on a Texas roadway, it is not always immediately apparent who is at fault. Accidents involving more than one vehicle often result in personal injuries to one or more persons. If a police officer responding to the scene determines that a driver has acted under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving charges may be filed.

Fault undetermined but drunk driving charges filed in Texas crash

When a motor vehicle accident takes place on a Texas roadway, it is not always immediately apparent who is at fault. Accidents involving more than one vehicle often result in personal injuries to one or more persons. If a police officer responding to the scene determines that a driver has acted under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving charges may be filed.

Driver faces DWI charges related to fatal accident

Police have arrested a driver that they claim might have played a role in the death of a motorcyclist. The deceased victim was apparently not wearing any type of helmet at the time of the deadly accident, which is illegal in Texas except under certain circumstances. The driver suspected of striking the motorist was initially arrested on allegations of intoxicated assault, although those DWI charges were upgraded following the motorcyclist's death.

Driver faces DWI charges related to fatal accident

Police have arrested a driver that they claim might have played a role in the death of a motorcyclist. The deceased victim was apparently not wearing any type of helmet at the time of the deadly accident, which is illegal in Texas except under certain circumstances. The driver suspected of striking the motorist was initially arrested on allegations of intoxicated assault, although those DWI charges were upgraded following the motorcyclist's death.