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Gene Raymond Beaty

Gene Beaty’s Legal Guides

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  • What is the difference between DUI and DWI in Texas?

    The terms DWI and DUI have the same meaning in many states but Texas has clear differences between these offenses. DUI is a zero tolerance offense that prohibits a minor from having any alcohol in his system whatsoever; whereas DWI punishes either a minor or an adult for being "i...

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  • Keep Your Texas Driver's License with ALR Hearing or Occupational License

    Keep driving legally by promptly requesting an ALR hearing immediately after you are arrested for a DUI or DWI. You only have 15 days to make the request. If you don't act or you lose the hearing, most citizens are eligible for an ODL {Occupational License} as a temporary license...

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  • Texas ODL-Restricted - Occupational License Requirements

    What is an ODL? Through the years, the Texas legislature and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) have made obtaining and retaining an occupational license an increasingly complicated and expensive affair. An occupational license is not the same as your regular 24/7 drive anywhe...

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