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


Average Fine


Community Service Hours (at Min. wage)


Probation Fees


License Reinstatement Fee


Add These Probable Additional Costs

Alcohol Education Classes


Auto Insurance Increase

varies *

Minimum DWI Surcharge


30 ways DWI can effect you

1. You can Lose your license

2. Background Checks

3. Employment

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

Distracted driving

Speeding or going too slow

DONT drink and drive.