A DUI is issued to a person under age 21 who drive with alcohol in their system. A DUI is a Class C misdemeanor that can result in a fine up to $500.00.
Generally, a DWI is issued to any driver who is driving with a blood alcohol level over the legal limit, which is 0.08 in Texas.
Both charges can result in a license suspension among other consequences.
Up to $2,000.00 fine, 6 days up to 180 days in jail , and loss of driver license up to one year.
Up on $4,000.00 fine, 1 month up to 1 year in jail, and license suspension for at least one year.
up to $10,000.00 fine, two to ten years in prison, and license suspension for 1 to 2 years
Your driver license can be suspended and you can be required to pay annuals fees of $2,000.00 for three years to reinstate your license.
We handle DWI and other alcohol offense all across the DFW area. Contact our office to learn about your options if you have been charged.
If your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is over 0.08 you are legally intoxicated.