Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

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Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) are the most common terms used by different states for drunk driving and driving under influence of drugs. All 50 states have strict laws concerning drivers who operate vehicles while intoxicated. A person commits a DUI or DWI offense if he or she operates a motor vehicle while intoxicated.