This article speaks to how important a justice of the peace’s role as a magistrate is. If you want to do more in your county, please reach out to Randy Sarosdy or Rebecca Glisan at our office to ask about our DWI Bond Condition Program.
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There is a large increase in impaired driving related deaths during the week of July 4.
So be careful on the roads, stay safe, and be prepared for the possible impact on magistration and inquest duties.
For more information on the statistics, please take a look at this article: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/01/health/july-is-the-deadliest-month-for-drunk-driving-trnd/
We have been advised that Ignition Interlock orders may be reported to DPS at this email address: email@example.com
Information concerning Conviction Reporting, Enforcement Actions, Administrative Hearings and the Driver Responsibility Program are available at this link: https://www.dps.texas.gov/administration/crime_records/docs/cjis/2018CjisJjisConf/dlConvRptngDrvrResponsibility.pdf
Utah recently changed their BAC limit to .05. Click on this link to see an article about how the new law has impacted their DWI arrests:
With the legalization of marijuana in various states, there has been an increased focus on the question of how to determine whether a driver is impaired after using marijuana.
Click on this link to see a recent article on this topic from the Los Angeles Times:
Check out the first issue of the Drug Impaired Driving Newsletter published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute!
The newsletter and an option to sign up to be added to their newsletter mailing list can be found at this link: