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Things parents should be sure to tell their children about Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

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According to TexasDMV.org, drivers under 21 account for less than 10% of licensed drivers, but they account for 14% of DUI related fatalities in Texas. Because underage drinkers cause a disproportionate number of alcohol-related auto fatalities, the standards are stricter and the penalties may be harsher for those under 21. Texas is a zero-tolerance state, thus if a minor is found to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) above anymore than 00.00%, the driver can be cited for driving under the influence.

Parents should be aware, and should inform their children that only drivers under the age of 21 can be charged with a DUI, a Class C offense. The penalty for [...]

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