The record typically will not distinguish one way or the other.
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You should be able to find out from the arresting agency if you were booked for an arrest on the traffic violation.
At minimum, any references in the police report or other governmental records relating to the DWI arrest will be “redacted” or “deleted” once an expunction is granted by the district court.
Because Class C misdemeanors are not required to be reported to the DPS, your conviction for the traffic violation will probably not appear on your DPS Personal Criminal History Record Information either.
An attorney will be able to provide you with a more definitive answer after reviewing your DPS Personal Criminal History Record Information and/or after reviewing the records generated by the arresting agency and all of the "criminal justice agencies" involved in the traffic stop.
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