Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Texas Department of Public Safety: Driver License Division

Texas Department of Public Safety

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Texas Department of Transportation

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2004 (NHTSA)

Texas DWI Statutes:

Texas Statutes Online:

Penal Code and Transportation Code

Texas DWI Convictions: Penal Code, Section 49.01(2)(b); Transportation Code, Sections 708.102, 724.011; and Alcohol Beverage Code, Section 106.041.

Texas DWI Fines & Sentencing/First Offense:

Texas Criminal Status: Penal Code, Section 49.04(b).

Jail: Penal Code, Section 49.04(b).

Texas DWI Fines/Costs: Transportation Code, Section 708.102.

Texas License Suspension: Transportation Code, Section 521.344.

Texas DWI School: Transportation Code, Section 521.374.

Texas Probation: Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12, Section 13.

Community Service: Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12, Section 16(a).

Texas DWI Fines & Sentencing/Second Offense Plus:

Texas Criminal Status: Penal Code, Section 49.09.

Jail: Penal Code, Sec. 49.04(b).

Texas DWI Fines/Costs: Transportation Code, Section 708.102.

Texas License Suspension: TX Transportation Code Sec. 521.344.

Texas DWI School: Transportation Code, Section 521.374.

Texas Probation: Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12, Section 13.

Community Service: Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12, Section 16(a).

Other:

Commercial Vehicle: Transportation Code Sec. 522.081.

Texas Open Container Laws: Penal Code, Section 49.031.

Ignition Interlock Device: Transportation Code, Section 521.246

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