Law enforcement officials have been cracking down state wide, not only on DWIs but also texting while driving. There is growing concern about driver distraction while driving through the use of handheld devices be it either talking or texting while operating a motor vehicle. Tickets issued for these violations can result in monetary fines and points. You will be stopped if an officer observes you texting while driving, which can lead to the discovery of other violations. Recently a driver stopped for texting while driving was also issued a DWI violation after the office who stopped her detected the smell of alcohol. Texting while driving and DWI’s are serious offenses. If you have been issued one of these violations, call our offices for a free consultation.