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Proposed Change in Texas DWI Law

Like Texas didn't already have enough ways to put people in jail, lawmakers are not going to discuss adding a new crime of Driving While Abilities Impaired (DWAI). This will allow charges to be brought in cases where people's breath alcohol content tests at .05 and above. The current limit or a DWI charge is .08 and above. A .05 level is just above, for most people, the amount a person would test at if they consumed two beers over a two hour period. The Texas Senate Criminal Justice CommitteeRead More