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Background Information for Alcohol-Related Offenses

The following information may be helpful for those accused of an alcohol related or DWI offense:   DUI means Driving Under the Influence and is only for persons under 21 with any detectable amount of alcohol in their system.   A DUI charge is only for detectable amounts of alcohol - it does not mean [...]

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DWI/DUI Field Sobriety Tests

Field Sobriety Tests, or "FSTs" as they are called by law enforcement officers in Texas, may include any of a dozen or more exercises. The more commonly encountered are: finger-to-nose, walk-and-turn, one-leg-stand, horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN), the Rhomberg test, fingers-to-thumb, reciting the alphabet, and hand pat. Contrary to popular belief, you are not required to [...]

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DWI/DUI Breath Testing Devices

A "Breathalyzer" is a specific brand of breath-testing machine, but it has become a generic term for many brands and models - much like "Xerox" and "Kleenex" have become generic terms. In Bryan and College Station, Texas, the breath machine used in DWI/DUI cases after arrest will usually be an Intoxilyzer 5000. In addition, some [...]

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Drivers License Suspension Guide

Convictions for certain Texas criminal offenses may result in a mandatory suspension of your Bryan|College Station driver’s license. The following guide lists the criminal subject matter of mandatory suspensions, the potential length of the suspension, and the legal reference for each crime and suspension.   Subject Matter Suspension Legal Reference Criminally Negligent Homicide 1 year [...]

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