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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.
Why Your License Could Still Be Suspended Even Though Courts Are Not Active Right Now
If you are planning to enjoy a night out with your friends in Fort Worth, it’s important to assign a designated driver. We at Jeff Brown Law want you and your friends to have a safe and happy holiday season. Sometimes, people forget how necessary this preparation is, and they decide to drive themselves home. And sometimes those people get pulled over by a police officer.
A first-time DWI offender is often charged with a misdemeanor. In Texas, a class B for a blood-
alcohol level of between .08 and less than .15, and a class A misdemeanor for a blood-alcohol
level of .15 or greater. However, there are instances where a DWI offender can be charged with felony-level charges instead of misdemeanors.
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