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In Texas, is it possible to get a DWI while riding a bicycle?
A friend of mine is convinced that, in Texas, you cannot be charged with DWI if you are riding a bicycle. Is this actually true? I've heard stories about people arrested for DUI/DWI on a bicycle, but I can't remember if any of them actually happened in Texas.
It is possible. More likely a PI charge would result.
Can I get an occupational license before my DWI license suspension starts?
My DL suspension for my DWI is supposed to start in 39 days. Can I go ahead and petition for an occupational license so I don't have a period once my suspension starts where I can't drive to work or do I have to wait until the suspension officially starts?
This may differ by jurisdiction. You should consult an attorney to see what conditional, provisional, temporary, or...
Whats the difference in being charged w/a DWI & being charged w/a DUI in Harris County and Why a GrandJury in misdameaner case?
Allegedly an officer found what he believed to be Ecstasy (was really a Cloanapin) in Husbands front pocket after finding him asleep at the wheel. Husband was taken to hospital for highly elevated blood pressure & pulse due to heart issues and was discharged from hospital. Hospital even called a cab for him after discharge. A few days later, the law kicks in the door for a felony warrant for his arrest, charging him with PS PG 1 and PS PG 2
Almost a month later, they issue another warrant, charging him with a misdemeanor DWI -stating that the officer completed a Grand Jury Supena for his blood work bc he was unable to give consent that particular evening. Medical records return that there was only amphetamine in his system.
First off, I'm sorry this is going on. It's always difficult when a family member in in legal trouble, especially a...
Why was I the only one fired for a dwi on my record & the others with dwi's still employed.?
I am a 37 yr old Hispanic who was working at progressive waste & fired from work 3-18-16 for having a dwi on my record from 2010 & they hired me with the knowledge of my prior history & the reason was "a new company is buying this company out & is checking all backgrounds for dwi's" & I am not the only one with a dwi on my record & a African American & a Caucasian driver have dwi on their record & are still employed there now but I was the only Hispanic employee who was fired.
Texas is an employment at will state. Typically, unless an employee has an employment contract, or is employed under a...
Why was I the only one fired for a dwi on my record & the others with dwi's are still employed there now.?
I am a 37 yr old Hispanic who was working at progressive waste as a commercial driver & was fired from work 3-18-16 & the reason was "a new company is buying this company out & is checking all backgrounds for dwi's & whoever has one is gonna get fired" I got my dwi in 2010 & have worked at this location with their knowledge of my record & I have knowledge I am not the only one with a dwi on my record & an African American, & a Caucasian, currently driving have dwi's on their record & are still employed there now but I was the only one who was fired for the reason they gave for the changes.
They can fire you in Texas reason which includes a DWI, If the others were not fired their dwi may of been dismissed...