The 4th of July is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the United States. Over 34 million Americans were estimated to have traveled by car this Independence Day holiday. An estimated 74 million barbecues were held over the holiday weekend. Food and alcohol were consumed in significant quantities, including an estimated 64 million cases of beer.
The National Highway Safety Institute reports that the 4th of July is one of the worst day of the year for intoxicated drivers on U.S. roadways. This includes impaired drivers in the state of Texas. Thousands of drivers across the country, including in the Lone Star State, end up charged with DWI on the 4th of July. If you have been charged with DWI over the Independence Day holiday weekend, you need to understand your rights. You need to understand the importance of retaining capable, experienced legal counsel, like a DWI attorney from the Smith & Vinson Law Firm.
Penalties for DWI
The reality is that the penalties for DWI can be significant. This particularly is the case if you have a prior conviction for DWI on your record. If you have been charged with DWI on the 4th of July, a member of our legal team will fight for the best possible result in your case. We understand the long-term impact a DWI conviction can have on your record and life.
Retain a Skilled DWI Attorney from Our Firm
The first step in retaining legal counsel is scheduling an initial consultation with a DWI lawyer from the Smith & Vinson Law Firm. During an initial consultation, we will provide an evaluation of your DWI on the 4th of July. We will make sure you get answers to all of your questions. Our law firm charges no fee for an initial consultation in a DWI case. We can schedule an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.