William Long Whitesell, L.L.C.

Posts tagged "DUI/DWI"

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. 

Drowsy or drunk: Both are bad, but is one worse than the other?

Seeing a vehicle in front of you swerve off of the road or into oncoming traffic can be a frightening occurrence because you know that if certain conditions were present, that driver could hit another vehicle and cause a serious or even fatal accident. But while most people assume that when this happens, the driver is intoxicated, it's equally as likely that they are fatigued and unfit to drive.