Written by attorney Gregory Dean Watts

Understanding the Difference between DWI and DUI in Texas

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) applies to minors under 21 who drive with a detectable amount of alcohol in their system. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) applies to anyone 17 or older who drives with either a .08 bac or drugs which cause the loss of their normal mental or physical faculties.

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