I will soon launch a new DWI blog, where I talk specifically about issues surrounding Texas DWI laws, and more specifically, how they affect folks arrested in Austin, Texas for DWI.

Still days (weeks?) away from officially going online, I have some ideas swimming around in my head for topics. One that jumps out is MADD’s

§ 49.04. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. 

(a) A person commits an offense if the person is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place.

(b) Except as provided by Subsection (c) and Section 49.09, an offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor, with a minimum term of confinement of 72 hours.

(c) If it