DWI vs DUI in Texas

Many people ask what a DWI vs. DUI is. DUI in Texas is a charge for a driver under the age of 21 with any detectable amount of alcohol in their system. DWI can be charged to anyone driving and believed to be intoxicated in Texas. The big question is whether the driver was ‘intoxicated’. Many times the facts surrounding this situation are exaggerated or distorted. Contact us so we can evaluated and make a plan. 

For a DUI charge, College Station DUI Defense Lawyers this is a commonly known distinction. The police can let someone with a DUI charge off with a ticket, and a ride home with someone else. They can also arrest the person and placed in jail. For a DWI charge the person will almost always be arrested and taken to jail. With the rare exception being that the person is in the hospital receiving treatment. If charged they will often be booked into jail at a later time. 

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Criminal Attorney Eric Torberson pictured in the Texas Senate.
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