As a Texas resident, you should be aware that the Lone Star State has some of the harshest drunk driving penalties in the nation, ranking 13th overall.
This information comes from a new report by WalletHub, which finds that, while Texas ranks behind other conservative states such as Arizona, Oklahoma, and Kansas, our drunk driving penalties are still quite severe.
This means that you should exercise an abundance of caution when drinking, and make arrangements beforehand when you’re headed out for a night of carousing with friends.
However, sometimes things happen despite your best efforts. A DWI conviction can be life-changing, with severe penalties, long probationary periods and a criminal record that can affect employment and housing applications. If [...]