People make mistakes, but sometimes these mistakes result in consequences that are far more serious than what an individual might have ever considered.
As we mentioned last week on our Athens DUI defense law blog, law enforcement agencies throughout the entire state of Georgia are focused on arresting drunk drivers over the summer in an effort to make our roads safer. However, this also means that you or other motorists could be pulled over in a traffic stop and accused of drunk driving if any sort of activity is deemed suspicious by an officer.
Whether you are of the legal age of 21 to drink in Georgia this summer or you are underage, don't make the mistake of driving after drinking.
College students and those who are underage might not understand how quickly alcohol can affect their judgment and motor skills, but older Georgia residents may be very well aware of how a couple of beers or glasses of wine could impair their ability to drive.
As we mentioned earlier this week on our Athens DUI law blog, drowsy drivers could easily be mistaken for drunk drivers on our Georgia roads and wrongly arrested for DUI.
Finals are approaching for high school and college students all across the state of Georgia. While many students may be focused on putting some extra hours of studying in each night, they should also make sure to get enough rest so that they can safely drive to class to take their final exams.
You may be familiar with him playing the doctor on the hit show "Lost," who saved the lives of many and helped lead a group of survivors after a plane crashed on a mysterious island. But now actor Matthew Fox may need a little help of his own from a defense attorney -- and his publicist -- after he was arrested for DUI last week.
One Athens woman may have avoided a felony DUI charge over the weekend, but just barely. The woman still faces several other serious charges for allegedly driving drunk with four children in her vehicle.
Sometimes Athens residents may make poor choices that could lead to serious mistakes with social or legal consequences. However, citizens also have a certain level of privacy that must be protected, even if their actions are not lawful.