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What is Probable Cause for a DUI Stop in Georgia?

Probable cause is an important legal principle. It means a police officer or other law enforcement official can only stop and question you on a reasonable suspicion you have done something wrong. Police must have probable cause for a DUI stop in Georgia. In other...

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Alcohol and Commercial Divers in Georgia

Truck drivers and other commercial drivers are held to a higher DUI standard in Georgia. Alcohol and commercial drivers is a serious issue that carries a stiff sentence. This is understandable. Driving an 80,000-pound truck carrying hazardous materials under the...

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When Police Make DUI Mistakes in Georgia

People who fail a breath test in Georgia often believe the Breathalyzer never lies. Nothing could be further from the truth. Breath tests are notoriously inaccurate. Blood tests have a higher degree of accuracy in gauging blood/alcohol concentration (BAC) but they are...

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Georgia is one of The Strictest DUI States in the Nation

The authorities take driving under the influence of alcohol seriously in all states. However, Georgia is one of the strictest DUI states in the nation. Georgia was identified as one of the most no-nonsense DUI states in a recent survey in WalletHub. Researchers looked...

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How Do Police Test for Drugged Driving?

Drugged driving is becoming a more serious concern across America after more states legalized recreational marijuana. The issue of drugged driving is a complicated one because there is no simple and straightforward test as in the case of drunk driving. According to...

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Why Side-Impact Collisions in Georgia Are Serious Wrecks

Side-impact collisions in Georgia are some of the most serious wrecks on our roads. Even when they occur at low speeds, these crashes can be deadly. Side-impact collisions are also called broadside or T-bone wrecks. A side-impact accident occurs when the front of an...

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What is Probable Cause for a DUI Stop in Georgia?

Probable cause is an important legal principle. It means a police officer or other law enforcement official can only stop and question you on a reasonable suspicion you have done something wrong. Police must have probable cause for a DUI stop in Georgia. In other...

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What Are Georgia’s Arson laws?

Arson is the intentional setting of a fire. Under Georgia’s arson laws, the crime is charged as a felony. Three statutes cover the crime of arson in Georgia. First-degree arson carries the harshest penalties while third-degree arson has a lesser sentence. However, any...

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