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February 2018 Archives

Can a drug test be wrong?

You had to take a drug test and it came back positive. Is that simply the end of the road, a perfect way to prove that someone was using illegal drugs? Or can the test be wrong? If you're facing charges, you're naturally going to wonder just how solid that evidence really is.

Teen dies when utility vehicle wrecks into a lake at midnight

A teenage girl and four other individuals were riding in a utility terrain vehicle in Georgia when it was involved in an accident. The vehicle apparently rolled during the crash, per the Oconee County sheriff, and wound up in a lake.

Types of field sobriety tests issued by officers

Police officers are trained on what to look for regarding potential drunk driving situations on the roads of Valdosta, Georgia. If an officer has reason to believe that you have been driving under the influence, you will likely be subjected to a field sobriety test. There are a few different tests used by officers, each of which takes a look at different areas of your body.

Deadly accidents are growing more common in Georgia

A lot has been done to prevent deadly car accidents. New cars have a lot of technology, like lane assist systems and blind spot monitoring, to stop crashes from happening. Police have run campaigns to combat dangerous behaviors, like texting and driving or drinking and driving.