There are many, especially youngsters who are careless and do not think twice before drinking and driving, until they are being caught or end up in a drastic accident. There may be certain times where one is not being caught, however, one should not have the thinking that escaping from the law can be done forever. One or the other day the person is bound to be caught and it should also be noted that driving while intoxicated is the most morally hindermost crime as this can result in harming not only oneself but all the other people around.
Some of the reasons why the there is strict laws for Houston DWI are as follows;
- Life endangerment: there are many who have come across or faced life threatening injuries when driving while intoxicated and still many have lost their lives and the lives of their precious ones. Houston DWI has also seen many who are no longer capable to perform normal duties or lead a normal life.
- Endangering others: Houston DWI is not only harmful for oneself, but is also known for endangering the life of other pedestrians or motorist who may be riding on the road. Endangerment not only involves injuring the life of others, but also includes that the driver may unintentionally kill the person due to carelessness. This would result in facing long term jail added with all the charges of paying up huge penalties.
- Property damage: apart from the serious crime of endangering many, the case of damaging property also arises. This damage of property includes both the driver’s vehicle and the vehicles of other motorist who may be driving around. The driver also ends up in damaging the property and lands of other people as well as the public and government properties. Houston DWI laws also enables to make charges on the culprit and therefore one would end up paying fines for the harm and damages being caused, including all the guilt and regret which would follow.