What is the legal age to drink?
In the State of Texas, the legal age to drink is 21 years old.
What is the legal limit in Texas?
The legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit in Texas is .08. However, you can be stopped and arrested if you do not have use of normal mental and physical faculties not limited to the use of alcohol, but also by a controlled substance, drug, dangerous drug, or combination of two or more of these substances.
If I am stopped, do I have to take a blood or breath test?
Technically you are not obligated to adhere to this request. However, if you refuse, your license may still be suspended for at least 180-days.
What are typical punishments for a DWI?
Punishments depend on the number of times you have previously been convicted, whether an accident occurred as a result of intoxication and the level of intoxication. It is in your best interest to contact an attorney to assist you with handling your case.
What is an Occupational Driver's License?
An Occupational Driver's License is a license that you may obtain by petitioning the court in which you are charged. If you are granted an Occupational License, you will not be able to drive a commercial vehicle and will only be able to use it for the days, times, and counties specifically approved for work-related, educational, or essential household duties.