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DUI/DWI Archives

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.

Georgia official accused of DUI with moonshine in Corvette

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.

In Georgia, expect an increase in DUI arrests this summer

Every summer, Georgia law enforcement agencies step up their efforts to arrest drunk and drugged drivers. It's an admirable idea; between Memorial Day and Labor Day, fatal car wrecks involving teenagers increase as much as 15 percent - and many of these accidents result from DUI. Unfortunately, the increase in arrests also means there's a higher incidence of false or wrongful arrests. And those facing charges are often unsure how to assert their rights.