Drug Possession Defenses In Texas

Drug Possession Defenses In Texas

Under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, if someone possess various types of controlled and illicit drugs, they could find themselves subject to a myriad of punishments. However, prosecution must successfully be able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the...
Austin Man Jailed For Drunk Driving on a Motor Scooter

Austin Man Jailed For Drunk Driving on a Motor Scooter

Halloween night is a night of Tom foolery but this guy took that one step further. Travis Walker, 30, was arrested for his third, or more, time for drunk driving on a scooter. Walker was convicted of DWI twice in Harris County, 2010 and 2012. Witnesses saw him crash...
Fun Fall Activities In Austin

Fun Fall Activities In Austin

Red Barn’s PumpkinFest 2018 This event is fun for children of all ages and includes fun activities such as a petting zoo, bouncy house, and, of course, plenty of pumpkins. There is no cost to attend this event, and it will take place on October 15 at the Red...
Austin Sobering Center Now Open

Austin Sobering Center Now Open

At the end of August, the Austin Sobering Center was opened on a trial basis, operating only on the weekends. However, the center is now officially open on a 24 hours a day, seven days a week basis. According to the center’s executive director, alcohol is...
Getting Around Traffic During Austin City Limits Festival

Getting Around Traffic During Austin City Limits Festival

Soon, there will be virtually hundreds of people descending upon Austin for the annual Austin City Limits music festival, which takes place from October 5 through October 7, and again from October 12 through October 14. It’s important to note that there is no...
Three Ways Semi Truck Accidents Are Different From Auto Accidents

Three Ways Semi Truck Accidents Are Different From Auto Accidents

Whenever someone suffers an injury during a semi truck accident, some people believe that the process will be the same as if they were in a normal auto accident in terms of making a claim. This is not true. Each type of accident differs from one another in big ways....
When An Injury Becomes Someone Else’s Liability

When An Injury Becomes Someone Else’s Liability

All sorts of accidents happen every day throughout the United States, many of which involve people being killed or otherwise seriously hurt. Many times, an accident does not involve anyone else being at fault; however, there are also instances in which someone else is...
Is It Legal To Have DWI Checkpoints In Texas?

Is It Legal To Have DWI Checkpoints In Texas?

Police have historically employed various types of tactics in order to make arrests for Driving While Intoxicated, or DWI. One tactic used is to set up a DWI checkpoint, in which every car is stopped in order to see if the driver has been drinking prior to driving....
Don’t Drink and Scooter

Don’t Drink and Scooter

According to the Austin Transportation Department, rentals of the city’s popular motorized scooters are running into quite a bit of a snag – that snag being individuals who are drunk, attempting to ride them. The problem has become so intense that the...