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DWI QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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QUESTION: What is an ALR Hearings in Texas?

ANSWER: When a driver fails to submit to a breath or blood test after being arrested for driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated, his/her driver’s license will be suspended unless a hearing is requested within a certain amount of days after notice of suspension (15 days). Texas Department of Public Safety will notify the alleged offender as to the date, time, and location of the hearing.

 

 

QUESTION: What is Deferred Adjudication and DWIs in Texas?

ANSWER: Under Texas law, a person who pleads guilty to a DWI charge is not eligible for deferred adjudication. However, if the DWI is reduced to a non-DWI offense such as reckless driving, deferred adjudication becomes an option.