So No to DWI
By: Mario Herrera
What is DWI? What is a Felony?
DWI is Drinking While Intoxicated.
Felony- is a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death.
5 facts about Drinking and Driving
- The younger you are when you start drinking, the more likely you are to have a problem with alcohol.
- College students spend more on alcohol than on textbooks.
- Alcohol is depressant.
- The best thing to do for a friend with a problem is to tell a counselor or someone who can help.
- Binge drinking can lead to permanent brain damage; coma, then death, can happen in less than an hour.
- 33 percent of deaths among 13 to 19-year-olds in 2010 occurred in motor vehicle crashes.
- 56 percent of teens say that they talk while driving.
- 56 percent of teenagers rely on their parents to learn how to drive.
- Crash risk for teens increase incrementally with each mile per hour over the speed limit.
- Teen drivers with involved parents are twice as likely to wear seat belts.
The Cost of a DWI ?
Cost to Tow Your Car
Car Storage Fee Per Day
Community Service Hours (at Min. wage)
License Reinstatement Fee
Add These Probable Additional Costs
Alcohol Education Classes
Auto Insurance Increase
Minimum DWI Surcharge
30 ways DWI can effect you
1. You can Lose your license
2. Background Checks
4. Auto Insurance Rates
5. Personal Relationships
6. Go to jail
7. Complete terms of privation
8. Go to drunk driving school
9. Undergo Alcohol and Evaluation
10. Arrested and Booked
11. You can lose your car
12. Lose your car insurance
13. Get a ticket
14. Cannot get a job easily
15. Ankle bracelet
16. You can lose your family
17. Be in probation
18. Lose your boyfriend/girlfriend
19. Lose your house
20. You can ruin your life
21. You can lose your care
5 Things Avoid drinking and driving
Check vehicle before driving
Tinted Windows and tinted lights
Speeding or going too slow
DONT drink and drive.