A new drunk driving awareness study reveals a shift in driver attitudes toward drunk driving during the 2020 global pandemic. The study shows that more people self-reported driving drunk than in years past. It also shows that people are more likely to engage in risky driving behaviors. The TIRF Report The Traffic Injury Research Foundation […]
Your First DUI Offense
If you have been arrested for a DUI in Georgia for the first time, you may be wondering what penalties you face. While every conviction can be different, there are some specific penalties that are written into Georgia law for your first DUI offense. Possible Penalties for First-Offense, Non-Drug-Related DUI Conviction Probation: In the […]
Covid-19 and DUI
COVID-19 Has Changed Everything Including DUIs Covid-19 and DUI present some new challenges in the legal system. Although we do not have official numbers, DUI arrests seem to be down since March. If you are arrested, here are some of the changes you can expect because of the global pandemic: You will still be brought […]
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 […]
Second Third and Fourth DUI Offense Consequences in Georgia
The 2nd, 3rd and 4th DUI Consequences in GA Get Serious In Georgia the consequences can change after your first DUI Offense. While every situation is different in most cases we have gathered what can be expected. First, it should be noted what constitutes a Georgia DUI offense. It’s the Blood Alcohol Content level that […]
DUI Rate Increases During the Holidays
Be Aware of Holiday DUI Statistics The days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day are the busiest and most dangerous times on the road. Holiday shoppers, travelers and revelers fill the streets, and so does police presence. So, even though this is a celebratory time of year, it is also a time when you are […]
Black Wednesday Thanksgiving, The Holidays and DUI
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://schiavonelawgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/avoid-dangers-black-wednesday-thanksgiving-dui-mini.jpg” alt=”Avoid the danger of driving black Wednesday Thanksgiving.” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] At Schiavone Law, we are looking forward to a wonderful celebration this month with the friends and family we hold dear. But […]
5 Rights You Have at a Georgia DUI Traffic Stop
Here are five rights you have when stopped for a DUI in the State of Georgia. 1. Right to remain silent.If you don’t want to answer any questions asked by the officer, you can politely exercise your right to remain silent and only speak in the presence of counsel.