Law Requiring Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles

Law Requiring Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles

Houston DWI & Criminal Lawyer • Collin Evans On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to improve the nation’s transportation system, drinking water and wastewater system, and much more.  The bill also includes provisions...
Facing a DWI Charge with No Breath or Blood Test in Texas

Facing a DWI Charge with No Breath or Blood Test in Texas

In the state of Texas, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a major offense. Texas state laws for DWI are incredibly strict—some of the harshest in the nation. Because the state takes this crime so seriously, you can be arrested for DWI in Texas if...
Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License in Texas

Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License in Texas

Driving with Suspended License Texas Having your driver’s license suspended or revoked can negatively impact your life in many ways. But being caught driving while your license is suspended or revoked will make things worse. Driving with a suspended or revoked license...
DWI Dismissal: Pretrial Diversion Programs in Texas

DWI Dismissal: Pretrial Diversion Programs in Texas

DWI Dismissal Houston Texas Texas has some of the harshest laws in the nation for driving while intoxicated. An arrest and conviction for driving while intoxicated (DWI) may result in a strict sentence that includes jail time and fines.  If placed on probation instead...
What is a Drug Recognition Expert?

What is a Drug Recognition Expert?

After becoming certified as a peace officer, a law enforcement officer can attend a nine-day course of additional training to become certified as a drug recognition expert, also known as a drug recognition evaluator (DRE). The course objectives are designed to train...
Fatal Vehicle Accidents Due to Impaired Driving

Fatal Vehicle Accidents Due to Impaired Driving

Drunk driving is a major cause of motor vehicle crashes and fatalities across the nation and is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the State of Texas. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that in Texas, 13,592...