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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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Can You Only Get Arrested For DWI If You’ve Been Drinking Alcohol? Answer: False

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It is a common misconception that if an individual is charged with driving while intoxicated, it means that he or she was driving drunk or under the influence of alcohol. However, a driver may be charged with a DWI even if his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level is below the legal limit. Under Texas law, one has committed a DWI if he or she is operating a motor vehicle, while intoxicated, in a public place.

Driving While Intoxicated can apply to both minors and adults. An individual can be arrested for DWI whether they have consumed alcohol or drugs, even [...]

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Officers Can Search Your Car Without Your Consent After You’ve Been Arrested? Answer: True

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Officers can search your car after you’ve been arrested? True.

Officers are allowed to do searches of a vehicle incident to arrest. The justification for this is to protect your personal property from tow truck drivers.

If the police have towed and impounded your car, they have the authority to search your vehicle. This search can be as thorough as the police wish, and will most likely include opening any locked compartments or boxes found with your car. The reason for your car getting towed and impounded does not matter. It could be something [...]

Is Drinking And Driving In Texas Legal

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Is Drinking And Driving Legal In Texas? Answer: True

 

beerIn the state of Texas, it is not illegal to drink and later drive but it is illegal to drive while being over the legal limit or having lost the normal use of your mental or physical faculties.

For adults over the age of 21, the charges for the 1st DWI offense are as follows: Up to a $2,000 fine, jail time between 3 days and 180 days, license suspension for up to 2 years, annual surcharge up to $2,000 for 3 years to keep your license, DWI intervention or education program, and possible ignition interlock device. A second DWI offense calls for a fine up to [...]

Marijuana Oil Is Legal In Texas

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Marijuana Oil (THC) Is Legal In Texas? Answer: True

marijuanathcGovernor Greg Abbott of Texas signed a bill on June 1st to pass  limited use of the marijuana oil to people suffering from intractable epilepsy. The cannobis oil which is high in CBC and low in THC is known to treat patients and reduce the chance of seizures. The state of Texas will regulate the use of the oil and patients will only be permitted to use this alternative drug if they have tried two other epilepsy drugs with no success. A doctor mus sign off on this medication before the drug will be given.

In the last couple of years, we have noticed an increase of participation [...]

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When you are arrested the officer must read you your rights? Answer: False

It’s a common misconception that police officers MUST read your rights when you get arrested. The ‘rights’ in which we are referring to are called Miranda rights. In the 1966 United States Supreme Court case of Miranda v. Arizona the Court issued a decision stating a person in police custody be read the following prior to being interrogated by the police:

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to talk to an lawyer and have him present while you are being questioned. If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, one will be appointed to represent you before any [...]

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