In 2010, Lydell Grant was convicted of first-degree murder for fatally stabbing a man outside of a bar in Houston, Texas. He was sentenced to life in prison.
In 1998, Aaron Dyson was sentenced to 50 years in prison. He was just 17 years old when he shot the man who murdered his best friend. He acted out of anger, and it cost him. But for the prosecutors, an aggravated assault charge with a 20-year sentence wasn’t enough.
Texas texting while driving laws are clear and absolutely enforced. Since September 1, 2017, it has been illegal to text behind the wheel, but there are a few exceptions. Here is a visual guide explaining the specifics behind this law.
This is a visual guide of the Texas Penal Code regarding DWI definitions and laws found in Sections 49.01, 49.031, 49.04, 49.045, 49.07, 49.08, and 49.09 of the Texas Constitution of Statutes. This guide covers sections only relevant to operating a motor vehicle, not including an aircraft, water vessel, or amusement ride.
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