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Will Self-Driving Cars Affect DUIs in Georgia?

Vehicle operation technology is rapidly advancing. But it will likely take years for the legal system in Georgia to catch up. One of the greatest advancements in vehicle safety has been in driver-assisted safety features. And technology is now moving toward fully autonomous vehicles. So, how will DUI laws change as this technology advances?   […]

What is the Georgia DUI Risk Intervention Program?

The Georgia DUI Risk Intervention Program is required for Georgia DUI offenders and is mandated by law. Whether it’s a first or multiple DUI offense, every person in Georgia is required by statute to complete the program. Many typical DUI schools take 2-3 days. It should be noted that all DUI schools have strict attendance […]

Blood Alcohol Tests in Georgia

Police officers will soon be able to perform alcohol blood tests in Georgia. Thanks to a new grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, more than 100 officers are about to begin training to be phlebotomists. That means they can draw blood from suspected impaired drivers. Preferred by Law Enforcement Police prefer blood […]

What is the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?

If you have been arrested for a DUI in the state of Georgia, were you subject to a Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)?  An SFST is a series of tests that are conducted during a traffic stop, when the driver is suspected of a DUI. It consists of three different tests, the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, […]