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 Law Center
    Extensive information about DWI laws, penalties, evidence, defenses, license suspensions, legal proceedings, with emphasis on California.
  • DWI Sourcebook
    Statistics on driving while intoxicated.
  • FindLaw
    Resources and links concerning DWI.
  • Defending DWI Cases
    Comments from a Virginia/Maryland criminal defense lawyer.
  • Law Firm Articles
    Publications on driving while intoxicated legal issues from law firms.
  • DWI
    Facts about DWI in the United States.
  • DUI Blog
    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?

  • California DUI
    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.
  • Missouri
    The DWI statutes of Missouri.
  • New York (pdf)
    New York State's jury instruction setting forth the DWI laws.
  • Delaware
    Traffic laws, including driving while intoxicated.
  • Texas
    "Fast Facts" about DWI from the Department of Public Safety.
  • Texas
    DWI legal resources from a noted Texas drunk driving lawyer.
  • Alaska
    DWI links provided by the University of Alaska.
  • New Hampshire
    Verbatim laws about driving while intoxicated.
  • Arkansas
    Index to laws governing DWI and related subjects.

Are you looking for a California attorney who specializes in drunk driving defense?

  • California DUI
    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.
  • California DUI Lawyers
    Top-rated 8 attorney Southern California law firm with practice limited to DWI defense exclusively.

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