If you see blue lights in your rearview mirror, no matter what, it is stressful. That is especially true if the officer might suspect you of a DUI. That is why it is important to take a deep breath, try to stay calm, and think carefully about what you say during the stop. The most […]
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Going on a Diet?
It’s #2 on the most popular New Year’s resolutions list. (The first one is exercising more.) And, if you are dieting right now, here is something you might not have considered. There is a fad diet out there that could actually increase your chances of getting a DUI. Be Careful with the Keto Diet You […]
Avoid Holiday Drinking and DUI in Georgia
From Thanksgiving to New Years, there is usually a large spike in DUI arrests. In fact, the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving is now commonly known as “Blackout Wednesday,” because of an increase in holiday drinking across the country. Because of holiday travel, there are also more people on the roads. And more traffic incidents. Police […]
Can You Refuse a Breath Test?
If you are pulled over for a suspected DUI in Georgia, it can be nerve-wracking to talk to a police officer. You are faced with a person in uniform, who is investigating you for a crime. And anything you say could incriminate you. But can you refuse a breath test? Here a few steps to […]
Know Your Rights with Body Cameras
If you are arrested for a DUI in Georgia, you may notice an officer wearing a camera. In Georgia, and across the United States, more and more police officers are required to use body-worn cameras when they interact with the public. Law enforcement departments list several reasons why they are adopting body cameras: officer safety, […]
What Happens After a DUI Arrest?
What happens after a DUI arrest in the state of Georgia? While details always vary based on each individual case, here is the basic outline of what you can expect: Filing the 30-Day Letter: If you were arrested for a DUI, your license may be suspended. If so, you have 30 days to apply for […]