The state of Texas takes drunk driving, also known as DWI, very seriously. As such, those who are accused of driving while intoxicated could face punishments that may range from a variety of fines to major jail sentences. Those who have a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more are legally considered to be intoxicated. Furthermore, those with lower BAC levels who drive while impaired can still face charges.
Texas is one of the stricter states when it comes to drug control laws. The state views highly-addictive drugs such as heroin especially harshly, and even the smallest amount of heroin found in your possession could lead to serious consequences.
Drivers in Texas know how dangerous it can be to share the road with commercial trucks and buses. Unfortunately, large truck accidents appear to be on the rise. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a report showing a 3 percent increase in fatal truck crashes from 2015 to 2016. This is the administration's most detailed analysis yet of crash data.