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The Etiquette for Getting Pulled Over in Georgia

Did you know that when you get pulled over in the state of Georgia that there is an unspoken expectation of how you handle being pulled over by a police officer? Some of it is general common sense, however, there are some general rules that you may not think about that could save you a…

What Should You Do If You Come Across A Sobriety Checkpoint in Georgia?

You are on your way home after having dinner and drinks with an old high school friend. As you are driving down the road you come upon a line of cars and uniformed police officers. You have just found yourself in the middle of a sobriety checkpoint. What Is A Sobriety Checkpoint? Roadblock. Road safety…

Will the Police Tow Your Car if You’re Arrested for DUI in Athens, Georgia?

If you decide to drink and then get behind the wheel, there’s a good chance you’ll get arrested for DUI in Athens, GA. If the police suspect that you’ve been drinking and driving, they’re going to ask you to do two things. First, they’ll ask you to complete a field sobriety test. The second thing…

Is There Any Way to Prepare for a Field Sobriety Test in Georgia?

There are some people who will go their entire lives without ever getting pulling over for suspicion of DUI. They’ll never know that anxious feeling that washes over you when the red and blue lights come up behind you. Even getting pulled over for running a stop sign can be scary. It’s a hundred times…

Can the Police Really Use a Field Sobriety Test if They Suspect You’re Under the Influence of Drugs in Georgia?

A lot of people assume that nobody can tell when they’re high. Just because they don’t seem any different around their friends, doesn’t mean a police officer won’t spot it a mile away. If someone is using drugs and then gets behind the wheel, there’s a good chance they’ll get pulled over for DUI and…

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