Category Archives: DUI
Common Mistakes People Make After a DUI Arrest
If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), it is important to be fully aware of your rights and avoid making mistakes that could worsen the penalties you face. In Georgia, you already face a license suspension of up to a year, several hundred dollars in fines and, depending on the circumstances, possible […]
“Hands Across the Border” Effort Cracks Down on Drivers Suspected of DUI
Police agencies across Georgia continue to crack down on drunk driving, taking part in an effort known as “Hands Across the Border.” The campaign, now in its 27th year, involves state troopers, county sheriffs’ departments and municipal police departments conducting DUI checkpoints along roads and highways throughout the state. This year, the effort ramped up […]
What Are the Penalties for DUI in Georgia?
In Georgia, like most other states, a conviction of driving under the influence may come with serious penalties. You may lose your driving privileges, leaving you unable to go to work, attend school or meet your other daily obligations. You may also need to pay large fines or spend time in jail, especially if you’ve […]