DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

In Texas, there's a legal distinction between DWI and DUI that turns on the age of the driver at the time of his or her arrest. The law is different in each of these types of cases and the sentencing provisions are drastically different. Here's how they're distinguished from each

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Distracted Driving, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

How Does Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program (Points System) Work?

Each state operates under its own set of laws regarding drivers. Texas keeps up with driver's records and instills safe driving habits through means of the Driver Responsibility Program, or the Points System. Here is an explanation of the system, how it works, and the effect it has on drivers

January 16th, 2017|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on How Does Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program (Points System) Work?

What to Do Before, During, and After a Car Accident in Austin

The thought of getting into a car accident is scary. You want yourself and your loved ones to be safe every time you get on the road. To help ease your worries, take the time to educate yourself on what to do in a car accident. You should know what

November 14th, 2016|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, DWI, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident|Comments Off on What to Do Before, During, and After a Car Accident in Austin

4 Common Truck Accident Injuries

Thousands of people are injured in truck accidents annually. There are basically impact and penetration injuries. You can have an impact injury when one part of the body hits some interior of the vehicle, such as the head hitting a window or seat rest, or the knee hitting the dashboard.

August 18th, 2016|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident|Comments Off on 4 Common Truck Accident Injuries

Understanding the Risk of Trucks During Summer

When analyzing road traffic, it's a statistical reality that there is more traffic on the country's highways during the warmer months than there is in the winter. Granted, a minimum level of shipping has to get through at all times, but far more commercial movement happens when the roads are

June 27th, 2016|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, Trucking Accident|Comments Off on Understanding the Risk of Trucks During Summer

Under 21 DWI in Austin – Don’t, Just Don’t

It's the telephone call that every parent dreads; your kid has been picked up for driving while intoxicated (DWI). Underage drinking is a huge problem in Texas. In 2014, there were 193 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities where drivers were under the age of 21. That's almost 20 percent of the national

June 20th, 2016|Categories: Distracted Driving, DWI|Comments Off on Under 21 DWI in Austin – Don’t, Just Don’t