D.W.I. Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term D.W.I..

D.W.I. (abbreviation)

  1. Short for "Driving While Intoxicated", a term commonly used when referring to operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  2. Alternatively, can stand for "Driving While Impaired", denoting the operation of a vehicle even under slight alcohol influence (such as a Blood Alcohol Concentration as low as 0.05). The exact limit may vary based on the person's role, such as pilot or boatman.

  3. In a different context, it may also mean "Dying Without Issue", implying a person who has passed away without leaving any direct descendants, such as children.