What Not to Do If a Texas Cop Tries to Pull You Over for DWI

Getting a Texas DWI is a big deal, but there are far worse situations you can find yourself in. Recently, a man tried to avoid getting pulled over for a DWI by leading police on a high-speed chase and got a lot more than he bargained for.

What happened?

Rueben Prado Vargas, 28, was arrested on [...]

DWI: When Is Driving Intoxicated a Felony in Texas?

A driving while intoxicated (DWI) conviction is life-changing no matter how it is charged, as you will face long probationary periods, suspension of your driver’s license, and the long-term consequences of having a criminal record.

However, when a DWI is charged as a felony-level offense, these consequences are much more grievous. Felony-level DWI offenses are sentenced [...]

Ft. Worth DWI Program’s Death Makes Fighting Back Even More Important

Drinking and driving is a problem in our country and here in Texas, but that problem might now be getting bigger due to funding being cut from a program aimed at helping repeat DWI offenders get sober.

Last week, we discussed some of the diversion programs offered by Tarrant County to rehabilitate offenders and help them [...]

Texas Drunk Driving Penalties 13th Strictest in the Nation

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 [...]

Area Man Gets Life in Prison After 10th DWI

What can you expect if you’re convicted of driving while impaired 10 times in Texas? Based on a local man’s case, you could receive a very long prison sentence.

Ivy Ray Eberhardt, 62, of Weatherford, recently was convicted of DWI for the 10th time following a guilty plea. He received a sentence of life in prison [...]