In Texas, a person can be arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) if the blood or breath alcohol concentration is .08 BAC. However, regardless of BAC, a person is intoxicated if impaired due to alcohol or other drugs.
In addition to being charged with a DWI. A person can also be charged with child endangerment if you’re carrying passengers younger than 15 years old.
Punishment for DWI charges in Texas vary on the number of convictions, whether or not a child under the age of 15 is a passenger and other factors. Learn more about DWI Penalties in Texas.