A Guide to Search Results for "Driving While Intoxicated"
The search term "driving while intoxicated", or "DWI", is usually used by people who are looking for information concerning drunk driving. It can refer to driving while intoxicated with alcohol or by drugs and/or a combination of alcohol and drugs. The terms "driving while intoxicated" and "DWI" are sometimes used interchangeably with such phrases as "DUI" (driving under the influence), or simply "drunk driving", though "DUI" is the term most commonly employed in California. In can also refer to the offense of so-called "per se" drunk driving: driving a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of .08% or higher. In most cases, an arrest will result in prosecution for both offenses.
Are you looking for information about "driving while intoxicated"?
- Drunk Driving
Extensive information about DWI laws, penalties, evidence, defenses, license suspensions, legal proceedings, with emphasis on California.
Statistics on driving while intoxicated.
Resources and links concerning DWI.
Comments from a Virginia/Maryland criminal defense lawyer.
- Law Firm Articles
Publications on driving while intoxicated legal issues from law firms.
Facts about DWI in the United States.
Commentary on the defects, fallacies and Constitutional damage of the "war on drunk driving".
Are you looking for information about "driving while intoxicated" in California?
An excellent general overview of California's DUI laws, police procedures, license suspensions, DUI lawyers, car insurance, etc.
Are you looking for information about "driving while intoxicated" in a state other than California?
- New Jersey
Information on New Jersey DWI laws, from a law firm in that state.
The DWI statutes of Missouri.
New York (pdf)
New York State's jury instruction setting forth the DWI laws.
Traffic laws, including driving while intoxicated.
"Fast Facts" about DWI from the Department of Public Safety.
DWI legal resources from a noted Texas drunk driving lawyer.
DWI links provided by the University of Alaska.
- New Hampshire
Verbatim laws about driving while intoxicated.
Index to laws governing DWI and related subjects.
Are you looking for a California attorney who specializes in drunk driving defense?
Good discussion of the factors to consider in looking for a lawyer to represent you, including recommendations as to the best DUI attorneys in California.
Top-rated 8 attorney Southern California law firm with practice limited to DWI defense exclusively.