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Reinstatement of Driver's License After a Georgia DUI

If you have been arrested and accused of DUI in Georgia, you may be facing a suspension of your driver’s license. In fact, if you have refused to take a chemical test, license suspension is a ...
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Don't Drink & Drive This Halloween

Like many other major holidays in America, Halloween sees a marked increase in preventable accidents – many of which involve alcohol. In fact, statistics have shown that holidays see far higher ...
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Why DUI Breath Tests are Prone to Error

DUI breath tests are regarded by law enforcement as an accurate and reliable way to test the amount of alcohol in a person’s body, but the truth is that false positive results are not uncommon. ...
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What Are My Rights at a DUI Checkpoint?

DUI checkpoints are used to evaluate the sobriety of random drivers. Police may establish roadside checkpoints on any public road. At the checkpoint, officers may ask for your driver’s license ...
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What Makes an HGN Test Inadmissible?

Under certain circumstances, horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) sobriety tests can be considered "inadmissible" in court. According to the NHTSA, HNG testing can allow prosecutors to establish ...
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Don't Get Arrested for DUI on the First Day of 2016

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, many people are planning their celebrations, dinners, and party events! While some are planning to spend the night in with the kids, others are ...
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College Life: How to Avoid a DUI Arrest

Let’s face it. It is nearly impossible to walk around a college campus without hearing students talk about the next big party. Whether it is a fraternity, sorority, or club party, you can bet ...
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Are Sobriety Tests Designed to Make You Fail?

In the state of Georgia, DUI suspects agree to take blood, breath, or urine testing at the request of law enforcement officers. . Additionally, the enforcement officer is allowed to choose what type ...
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Are You Still Drunk in the Morning? Will You Get a DUI?

Many people believe that they can “sober up” before going to bed by drinking a lot of water or eating a large carbohydrate-packed meal. However, no matter how much water and food you ...
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Random Sobriety Testing at Georgia DUI Checkpoints

In the state of Georgia, it is legal for law enforcement to set up DUI checkpoints (also known as "mobile checkpoints" or "roadblocks") to randomly detain drivers without suspicion ...
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Understanding Child Endangerment & DUI Laws

Are you facing charges of child endangerment and DUI? You should be aware of the laws and what you could possibly be up against. It is important to understand that child endangerment and DUI are two ...
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Forced Blood Test After DUI Test Refusal

A 2006 decision in McAllister v. Georgia allows members of law enforcement to seek a search warrant that allows them to take blood from individuals suspected of DUI, even after individuals refuse to ...
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As States Struggle to Enforce Marijuana DUI Laws, Researchers Explore THC Breathalyzers

Earlier this month, several states and jurisdictions passed mid-term initiatives to decriminalize or legalize marijuana. Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC joined Colorado and Washington state in ...
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Attorney at Law Magazine Selects Howard Weintraub as 'Attorney of the Month'

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm's founding lawyer – Howard J. Weintraub – has recently been named Attorney of the Month by the Metro ...
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What a DUI Can Really Cost You

Law enforcement agencies and safety advocates have gone to tremendous lengths to remind Americans about the consequences of a DUI conviction. If you listen to the radio, use social media, or watch TV, ...
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Georgia Law Enforcement Agencies Crack Down on Labor Day Weekend DUIs

Labor Day has come to mark the unofficial end of summer. For many, this may mean getting on the road, getting together with friends, and just enjoying good weather before fall. Because of increased ...
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The Importance of Acting Fast After a DUI Arrest

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can be a frightening and overwhelming experience, especially if it is your first run-in with the law. Although it may be easier said than done, ...
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Federal Researchers Wrap Up Marijuana DUI Study

This month, federal researchers finished a three-year study on the effects of marijuana on driving. Now that Washington and Colorado legalize the recreational use of marijuana – and with the ...
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Georgia Authorities Make Hundreds of DUI Arrests Over Fourth of July Weekend

According to statistics, the Fourth of July weekend sees some of the highest rates of alcohol-related traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths. As a result, law enforcement officers across the nation ...
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5 New Year DUI Fatalities in Georgia

Alcohol related auto accidents – which occur roughly once every 51 minutes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – are sobering reminders of the dangers ...
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Georgia Lawmakers Support Ignition Interlock Requirement in DUI Cases

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is encouraging all states throughout the country to adopt the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for individuals convicted of driving ...
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Officers on High Alert for Atlanta DUIs This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for celebration, parties, and gatherings with friends and family. Naturally, many of us choose to celebrate with good food and drink. Knowing this, law enforcement ...
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Driver Crashes into Pharmacy, Resumes Drinking at Bar Next Door

According to police, a man in northeast Atlanta drove into a pharmacy, only to continue drinking at a bar next door. The incident occurred early Friday morning after 3:00 am. The 38-year-old suspect ...
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How to Hire a DUI Lawyer in Georgia

If you were arrested for a serious criminal offense, such as driving under the influence, you need an attorney who can effectively and aggressively stand up and fight for your legal rights – but ...
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Roswell PD Receives Grant for DUI Enforcement

Last month, the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) in Atlanta announced that the Roswell Police Department was selected to receive a Georgia Highway Safety Grant. The grant is ...
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