5 Factors Influence Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)

As you near the end of an evening out with friends, you ask yourself “should I risk having another drink before I need to drive home?” Although you feel fine and are confident that you’ll be able to drive safely, you still have to assess whether it’s worth enjoying another cocktail since it will increase… Read more »

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter Safety Driving Tips

With winter weather comes more challenges on the road. Snow, slush and icy roads make it harder for drivers to see, slow down and stop. All are factors that can increase the chances of a bad accident. If you need to drive in winter weather, prepare your car in advance, know the forecast and drive… Read more »

Debunking The Myth Of The OLS

Field Sobriety Tests

The notion that a defendant’s performance on the one-leg-stand test is a reliable indicator of alcohol intoxication is almost entirely wrong. There are serious problems with this test, and they begin with the vague instructions. Suppose Betty invites Alice to accompany her on a trip to Dallas so Betty can visit her sick mom. Even… Read more »

Texas Felonies and Misdemeanors Explained

Many people know that felonies are for more serious crimes and misdemeanors are for less serious crimes, but it’s uncommon for people to know the details that are involved with the various crimes.  Read our infographic below to learn about Texas’ way of punishing these offenses: Texas Felonies and Misdemeanors

What is BAC?

Blood Alcohol Content

BAC Explained BAC is the percentage of alcohol in your blood. BAC testing estimates the level of a person’s alcohol intoxication. In simple terms, the higher the BAC number, the greater the impairment. Are you curious as to how many drinks it really rakes to reach the legal limit? Try our BAC calculator for an… Read more »

Open Container Laws in Texas

The general Texas Open Container law is in Texas Penal Code Section 49.031. TPC 49.031 is not technically a DWI enhancement. Rather, it is a separate offense that’s punishable by a fine of up to $500. It is generally handled like a traffic ticket as opposed to an arrestable offense. In fact, the Texas Transportation… Read more »