Blog Posts in May, 2013

Call for Lower DUI Limit Elicits Mixed Reactions in Georgia

It was only a few weeks ago that the National Transportation Safety Board proposed lowering the current DUI limit from 0.08% to 0.05%, yet the potential change has already elicited more than a stir ...
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Your DUI Questions Answered!

If you have been arrested and / or charged for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the state of Georgia, then you likely have a number of questions that will need to be answered. As you ...
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What are the Penalties for a First DUI Offense in Georgia?

Georgia uses both terms DUI and DWI when talking about a situation where someone is driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The term "DUI" is more frequently used due to its ...
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Can I Refuse a Breath Test in Georgia?

If you are arrested for DUI, the law in Georgia requires that you take a breath, blood, or urine test. Georgia has an "implied consent" law that requires this test if you are arrested by law ...
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What to Expect During a DDS Hearing

After a DUI arrest, you are not only facing the hassle of the criminal process that determines if you are actually guilty or not, but there is also the determination of what happens to your ...
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Tougher Drunk Driving Threshold Proposed in Washington

Last Tuesday, May 14 th, the National Transportation Safety Board publicly issued a recommendation which would require all 50 states in the country to adopt a new, lower cutoff for the blood alcohol ...
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Helpful Guide to Georgia's Open Container Law

You may have heard of the term "open container," but many people do not fully understand what this term means. While many people know that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is ...
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Insurance Implications of DUI

After a DUI arrest, you must keep in mind that the implications of a conviction will last much longer than the time that you might spend in jail. While you do not need to notify your auto insurance ...
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City Councilwoman Pleads "Not Guilty" to DUI Charge

After a DUI arrest on Wednesday, an Atlanta City Councilwoman will enter a "not guilty" plea to charges of drunk driving. Law enforcement arrested the woman after she allegedly ran a stop ...
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