Many states use D.W.I. checkpoints in efforts to curb intoxicated drivers. The Texas State Senate took up the issue recently and approved the use of such checkpoints. The measure now heads to the House. If approved it will go to the Governor’s desk. Law enforcement is also increasing its use of forced blood draws on those suspected of D.W.I.
For an idea of what goes on at a D.W.I. checkpoint, check out this audio from the stop and detention of a criminal defense lawyer at a California D.W.I. Checkpoint.