Defensive Driving Class - Texas DWI Fines

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What Happens If You're Stopped. If a law enforcement officer asks you to take a blood or breath test to measure how much alcohol is in your system, you should comply. If you refuse, you are subject to an automatic 180-day driver’s license suspension. Punishment for DWI varies depending on the number of times you've been convicted.

 

First Offense:


· up to a $2,000 fine
· 72 hours to 180 days in jail
· driver’s license suspension: 90 days to 1 year

Second Offense:


· up to a $4,000 fine
· 30 days to 1 year in jail
· driver’s license suspension: 180 days to 2 years

Third Offense:


· up to a $10,000 fine
· 2 to 10 years in penitentiary
· driver’s license suspension: 180 days to 2 years

 

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