Drunken Driving

Court: Warrant Needed To Draw Blood In DWI CasesTexas' highest criminal court has ruled that drawing the blood of an uncooperative drunken driving suspect in Texas without a search warrant is unconstitutional.
U.S. Pushes States On Disabling Drunk Drivers' Cars U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants states to require first-time drunken drivers to use alcohol breath monitors before they get behind the wheel.
Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Texas DA For BehaviorA Travis County grand jury has declined to indict District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg over her jailhouse behavior following an April arrest for drunken driving.
Brooklyn Nets Coach Kidd Pleads Guilty To DWIFormer Dallas Mavericks point guard and current Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
More DPS Workers Testing Blood To Ease BacklogThe Texas Department of Public Safety has reassigned about 15 crime lab workers to blood testing to help trim a backlog in drunken driving cases.
Man Sentenced in Wrong-Way Crash In DallasA jury has sentenced Juan Hernandez to 15-years in prison for the March head-on accident on I-20 near Hutchins. The accident killed Neri Garcia and left former Dallas County Community College police officer Milton Smith, 62, crippled for life.
New Ways For Super Bowl Fans To Avoid DWIsIf you ask officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), when it comes to Super Bowl fans “it’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you get home that matters”.
Lawmakers To Renew Sobriety Checkpoint EffortNorth Texas lawmakers plan to try again to introduce a sobriety checkpoints bill in the new legislative session.
Man Accused Of Hitting Doctor Has Lengthy RecordA nationally renowned burn surgeon at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital was killed Sunday morning by a suspected drunken driver, Dallas Police officials said.