Reputable DWI Defense with A Way Out Bail Bonds

A DWI is a situation no one wants to find themselves in. However, we know these situations can and do occur here in Texas. If you do find yourself in a situation you don’t want to be in, it is extremely important to trust a reliable bail bond agent to get you released from jail quickly. Our Arlington TX bail bond agents at A Way Out Bail Bonds are here to help in this situation. The website of the Texas Department of Transportation clarifies the severity of DWI offenses in the area.

What Happens if You’re Stopped

If you’re stopped, be ready to show your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration. If you refuse to take a blood or breath test, your driver license will be automatically suspended for 180 days.

Punishment for DWI varies depending on the number of convictions:

First Offense

  • A fine of up to $2,000
  • Three days to 180 days in jail
  • Loss of driver license up to a year
  • Annual fee of $1,000 or $2,000 for three years to retain driver license

Second Offense*

  • A fine of up to $4,000
  • One month to a year in jail
  • Loss of driver license up to two years
  • Annual fee of $1,000, $1,500 or $2,000 for three years to retain driver license

Third Offense*

  • A $10,000 fine
  • Two to 10 years in prison
  • Loss of driver license up to two years
  • Annual fee of $1,000, $1,500, or $2,000 for three years to retain driver license

*After two or more DWI convictions in five years, you must install a special ignition switch that prevents your vehicle from being operated if you’ve been drinking.

Our professional bail bond agents can make sure you are in the best hands possible. For additional information regarding DWI defense in Arlington and the surrounding area, give us a call at 214-760-9978 or contact us online today.

 

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