DWI is an acronym for driving while intoxicated/impaired. Therefore, a DWI charge is the charge you that the court brings against persons suspected of driving while intoxicated. Depending on state laws, DWI refers to driving while impaired by alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances. Mostly, a DWI charge is preferred if your intoxication levels are above the legal limits like blood-alcohol content level of 0.08 and above. However, in some states, DWI and DUI refers to the same thing or are used interchangeably.

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