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The Three Categories of DWI Field Sobriety Tests in Parker County

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for romberg.jpegAbout twenty years ago, Texas lawmakers approved a per se DWI law. Before the legal change, a BAC level above the legal limit was a presumption of intoxication. Now, people with a BAC over the limit may be intoxicated as a matter of law. Not surprisingly, the DWI conviction rate increased significantly.

How Does DWI Enforcement Affect Tarrant County Criminal Prosecutions?

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for 920x920 (1).jpgIn the early and mid-1990s, peace officers substantially increased the number of drunk driving arrests. Today, there are over 1.4 million DWI arrests every year. That's almost 1 percent of the licensed drivers in the United States. In certain situations, peace officers are even more aggressive than normal in this area.

The Three Different Types of DWI Prosecutions in Parker County

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for romberg.jpegNew York lawmakers passed the nation's first DWI law in 1910. For many years thereafter, police officers often released intoxicated motorists with just a warning. Then, beginning in the 1980s, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and other advocacy groups successfully pushed for change.

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