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What is DWLI? DWLI, Driving While License Invalid, is where an individual drives a car while their Texas driver's license is invalid.

What makes DWLI illegal? The Texas Criminal Penal Code 521.457. Driving While license Invalid indicates a person commits an offense if the person operates a motor vehicle on a highway after the person's driver's license has been canceled or during a period that the person's driver's license is suspended or revoked under any law of this state or while the person's driver's license is expired.

What are the DWLI Punishments? An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by: (1) a fine of not less than $100 or more than $500; and (2) confinement in county jail for a term of not less than 72 hours or more than six months. If it is shown on the trial of an offense under this section that the person has previously been convicted of an offense under this section or an offense under Section 601.371(a), as that law existed before September 1, 2003, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor.

Common Criminal Cases Involving DWLI, Driving While License Invalid: The most common DWLI, Driving While License Invalid, cases and DWLI, Driving While License Invalid, arrests involve an individual driving after a prior offense has suspended his or her Texas driver's license, such as a DWI or other tickets.

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