It's a call you never thought you would get: Your son or daughter was arrested on DUI charges. Your child is only 17 years old, and you never thought he or she had consumed alcohol at all. But now it appears that your child was intoxicated behind the wheel.
Dylan Donahue, who played his college ball at West Georgia before he was picked up by the New York Jets in the fifth round of the National Football League (NFL) draft, is headed to rehab. He was arrested for driving under the influence twice before this move. Both arrests happened within 12 months.
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.
If you're given a breath test after a traffic stop and it comes in at .09, you may be arrested on allegations that you were driving while intoxicated.
The Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has run into some trouble with the law. He's facing potential DUI charges. Two different investigations are being carried out by the authorities to get to the bottom of a rather complex situation.
A woman in Walker County, Georgia, was pulled over by the Georgia State Patrol. She was eventually arrested for a DUI, but she did refuse a breath test, offering some interesting insight into why this may be done.
You're probably thinking that the easiest way to avoid an impaired driving arrest is simple: Just don't drink or use drugs before getting behind the wheel. Then you'll never be arrested. Right?
One of the hardest parts about facing DUI charges is that you lose your license. Driving is something that is so important in society, and so necessary to the way you live, that it's nearly impossible to get by without it.
If you've been accused of driving while under the influence, you should know that Georgia is one of the highest-ranking states when looking at how stiff DUI penalties really are.
Many drivers have a mental image of what a DUI arrest could look like. It may entail being pulled over after swerving on a highway. Others may picture a DUI checkpoint when driving home from a party at night.