Traffic Crimes

 Some of the most commonly prosecuted misdemeanor offenses in Texas occur while a driver is behind the wheel of a vehicle. Some of these offenses come with minimum mandatory sentencing provisions. In addition to the possibility of jail or a fine, a conviction for a traffic crime can lead to a driver's license suspension or increased insurance rates.

A criminal traffic crimes comes with criminal penalties. The consequences of having a criminal record can last long after you serve your sentence. For this reasons, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you fight the charges.

Attorney for Traffic Crimes in San Antonio

If you were charged with a traffic offense in the greater San Antonio area, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Flanary Law Firm, PLLC. Don Flanary represents clients in San Antonio and Bexar County as well as the surrounding counties of Kendall County, Comal County, Guadalupe County, Wilson County, Atascosa County, Medina County, and Bandera County.

Call (210) 738-8383 to discuss your case with an experienced attorney who can help you fight your case at every stage.


Types of Traffic Crimes Prosecuted in Texas

The most common types of traffic crimes prosecuted in Texas include: 

  • DWI - Intoxication and Alcoholic Beverage Offenses (TX Penal Code Ch. 49.04);
  • DWI Assault; 
  • Vehicular Manslaughter;
  • Driving without a License - Driver's Licenses and Certificates (TX Transp. Code Ch. 521);
  • Driving with a Suspended License - Driver's Licenses and Certificates (TX Transp. Code Ch. 521);
  • Hit and Run / Failure to Stop and Render Aid / Leaving the Scene of an Accident - Accidents and Accident Reports (TX Transp. Code Ch. 550);
  • Reckless Driving - Operation and Movement of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 545.401);
  • Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer; and
  • Racing on the Highway.

Additional Resources

Traffic Offenses in Texas - Visit the website of the Texas Department of Public Safety to learn more about Traffic Offenses in Texas. Find out more about when a driver’s license will be automatically suspended based on the number of moving traffic violations. Find out how to apply for an occupational license while their driver license is suspended or revoked.


Finding a Lawyer for Traffic Crimes in Bexar County, TX

After an arrest for a criminal traffic offense in San Antonio or Bexar County, TX, then contact a criminal defense attorney. During the consultation, you can talk with the attorney about the pending criminal charges, the possible penalties, and important defenses that can be used to fight your charges at every stage.

With offices conveniently located in San Antonio, Don Flanary represents clients in Bexar County and the surrounding counties of Kendall County, Comal County, Guadalupe County, Wilson County, Atascosa County, Medina County, and Bandera County.


This article was last updated on Tuesday, January 3, 2016.

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