November 2017

How to Go Through a DUI Checkpoint

2017-11-13T22:52:41+00:00

DUI checkpoints are a popular tool police use to keep the roads safe, particularly during the holidays. When you go through the checkpoint, the police will ask for your driver’s license and proof of insurance, but they are really checking to see if you have been drinking. Stay calm as you go through the checkpoint [...]

How to Go Through a DUI Checkpoint 2017-11-13T22:52:41+00:00

October 2017

Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays

2017-11-08T22:19:03+00:00

With the holiday season right around the corner, most people will be out eating, drinking and celebrating with family and friends. Unfortunately, this can also be one of the riskiest times to be out on the road. Between Christmas and New Year, the U.S. sees the average number of fatalities involving alcohol-impaired drivers rise 34 [...]

Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays 2017-11-08T22:19:03+00:00

June 2017

Tiger Arrested for Prescription Drug DUI

2017-06-29T02:47:22+00:00

Can You Get A DUI for Prescription Drugs? Only a few weeks before the U.S. Open, golf legend Tiger Woods was in the news for something much less pleasant. News broke in late May that Woods had been arrested for driving under the influence, but this was not the usual case of drunk driving. Police [...]

Tiger Arrested for Prescription Drug DUI 2017-06-29T02:47:22+00:00

Hardship License Plates in Georgia

2017-06-29T02:33:58+00:00

Driving After A DUI in Georgia: Hardship License Plate Most people know that a conviction for Driving Under the Influence will have a far-reaching negative impact on their own driving privileges. Fines and jail time are among the more severe consequences for DUI, but the ones most keenly felt by many drivers are the ones [...]

Hardship License Plates in Georgia 2017-06-29T02:33:58+00:00

How Do I Get My License Back After A DUI in Georgia?

2017-06-21T04:47:45+00:00

How To Get Your License Back After A DUI Suddenly finding yourself without a driver’s license can throw your life into disarray. How will you get to work or school? How will you take care of everyday tasks like grocery shopping or medical appointments? If you have been convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), [...]

How Do I Get My License Back After A DUI in Georgia? 2017-06-21T04:47:45+00:00

May 2017

What Special Rules Apply To Juvenile DUIs?

2017-05-16T05:46:12+00:00

For a minor in Georgia, a DUI arrest can quickly turn the world on its head. The state of Georgia has a “zero tolerance” policy regarding juvenile DUI. Consequences are harsh, even for a first time offender, and there are special rules that apply to under 21 DUI that are even more rigid than Georgia’s [...]

What Special Rules Apply To Juvenile DUIs? 2017-05-16T05:46:12+00:00

April 2017

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean?

2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

In order to maintain safety on the roads, there are a number of traffic violations that drivers must be constantly aware of. Even the speed limit, one of the most basic and constant regulations on the road, must be considered from a subjective perspective in the moment. Otherwise, a driver may be facing a “Too [...]

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean? 2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

2017-04-25T21:51:32+00:00

Refusing A Breathalyzer Test When you have been pulled over under the suspicion of DUI, the decision of whether to comply with a breath or blood test or not can be a difficult one. In a DUI case, the results of a breath test are often the strongest evidence the prosecution has against you. However, [...]

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test? 2017-04-25T21:51:32+00:00

Why Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate

2017-04-25T21:51:38+00:00

Inaccurate Field Sobriety Tests Carefully walking in a straight line, reciting the alphabet backward: the various field sobriety tests police officers use to determine impairment are widely known, even if few people are aware of the scientific basis behind them. There are three field sobriety tests that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has standardized. [...]

Why Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate 2017-04-25T21:51:38+00:00

DUI Because of Prescription Drugs

2017-04-24T12:20:26+00:00

DUI Caused By Prescription Drugs When most people hear “Driving Under the Influence,” they picture a drunk driver or someone under the influence of illegal drugs like cocaine or methamphetamine. It is unlikely that a person appropriately taking prescription drugs prescribed by their doctor would come to mind, but it has become more and more [...]

DUI Because of Prescription Drugs 2017-04-24T12:20:26+00:00