Drunk Driving

How to Get Home After Drinking in Austin

The Texas Department of Transportation’s 2016 report stated that 480 car accident-related deaths involved a driver under some influence of alcohol. Austin experienced 15 such fatalities, with a further 80 victims experiencing incapacitating injuries. These numbers represent a decrease over the last several years, however, the problem remains. While the city may not have control… read more

Bicycles, DUIs, and Accident Laws in Texas

Under current Texas laws, biking under the influence is not an explicit crime. Generally, you could take a bike out to a bar, have a few, and ride back without concern for legal repercussions. While a criminal DUI is unlikely (but possible), cyclists may still face legal liability if they cause an injurious bicycle accident… read more