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Grantville Man Charged with Drunk Driving in Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash

A Grantville man was arrested and charged with drunk driving for his involvement in a multi-vehicle crash that killed one person. The accident happened on Interstate-85 at about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  The police in Coweta County who arrived to the scene of the crash near mile marker 44 were surprised by…

What are the Signs Police Officers in Athens, Georgia Look for During a DUI Traffic Stop?

Police officers in Athens, Georgia are trained for years on how to spot a drunk driver. Yet people still think they’ll be the one drunk driver to convince the officers that they haven’t been drinking. If you drive after having a few cocktails and see those red and blue lights come up behind you, be…

Columbia County School Bus Driver Charged with DUI

When you send your children off to school in the morning, the last thing you should have to worry about is their bus driver being safe. It is rare that we hear about a school bus driver being drunk while on duty. Sadly, that is exactly what happened early October in Columbia County, Georgia, with…

What are the Different Ways to Test for DUI and Am I Required to Submit to an Alcohol Test?

Most people only know what they see about DUI test on television. There are so many reality television shows out today that focus on the police and law enforcement. Even attorneys watch these shows and can easily point out when certain traffic steps are illegal. Knowing this, some people may be surprised to learn that…

Labor Day Weekend DUI Arrests and Fatalities in Georgia Up from 2019

The police always have to deal with a lot of traffic issues over the holidays. This includes more than just Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The summer holidays can be brutal too when it comes to DUI arrests and traffic fatalities. The Georgia State Patrol saw the number of DUI arrests and drunk driving fatalities…