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Underage DWIs in Texas Increase During Prom and Graduation – Be Ready

Teenage drinking always increases around prom and graduation.

Recently, in Washington state, a drunk teen driver crashed a van after losing control, then fled the accident on foot.

In the same area, another teen lost control when navigating a roundabout a few hours earlier. They hit a light pole and left the scene with a case of beer and several passengers, but left two girls behind in the vehicle. Both teens were sent to juvenile detention.

Texas, unfortunately, is not immune to these types of incidents. Below, we’re going to tell you how you can be more prepared in case your teenager gets a DWI this spring. [...]

Fighting Breathalyzer Results in Texas: How They Can Be Wrong

It happened. You got pulled over, the officer administered a breath test, and you blew over a 0.08. Now you’re going to have a DWI conviction on your record, and there’s nothing you can do about it.

This is what most people think if they register a positive BAC test result. What you may not know, though, is that breathalyzers are notoriously inaccurate. Breathalyzers have an inherent margin of error, and a number of other factors may also skew the results. Because of this, many Texans charged with DWIs may not actually be over the legal limit. [...]