driving while intoxicated


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driving while intoxicated

n. see driving under the influence.

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Cassidy pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated in upstate New York.
Though police have no comparable set of data for the same period a year before, the two categories apparently declined from a year earlier, given that between October 2006 and March 2007, the number of cases of driving while intoxicated totaled 692 and driving under the influence of alcohol 43,952.
Twenty-five percent had been convicted of a drug offense, 17 percent for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol, 12 percent for larceny or theft, 9 percent for assault, 7 percent for domestic violence, 6 percent for minor traffic infractions, 5 percent for burglary, 4 percent for fraud, and 3 percent for sexual assault.
Parliament created the first criminal offence of driving while intoxicated in 1921.
Lane had an extensive criminal record spanning a dozen years, including convictions for possession of cocaine in 1991 and 2001, driving while intoxicated in 1992 and 1998, receiving stolen goods in 1993, taking indecent liberties with a 13-year-old girl in 1994 (he served two-and-one-half years in prison for that offense), larceny in 1998, and disorderly conduct in 1999.
His joy disappeared when police arrested him and charged him with driving while intoxicated.
The appeals court affirmed, finding that a two year delay in filing a probation-revocation charge against the probationer based on his driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrest did not violate due process, where the first seven months of the delay was attributable to the probationer's misrepresentations regarding the existence of his DWI arrest.
Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most common criminal offenses associated with alcohol consumption, and many DWT offenders continue to drive intoxicated after they have been apprehended for the first rime.
* Texas Religious Right activist Steven Hotze has been charged with driving while intoxicated, Houston police said.
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