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DUI vs. DWI

Bayview Recovery Center is located in Tacoma, Washington. We serve the Pacific Northwest and have made the answer to these questions pertain to our state. Washington state does not designate between DUI which is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and DWI which is driving while intoxicated. Some states designate differences between the…

Car keys and glass of alcohol on table leads to the question of the difference between dui vs dwi

Difference Between DUI vs DWI

Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while impaired/intoxicated (DWI) seem like different ways of saying the same thing. Commonly, people use the terms interchangeably. Frankly, they are both serious charges with even more serious consequences. Alcohol abuse can lead to these serious legal issues. There can be differences between DUI vs DWI, especially when…