Frequently Asked Questions About Georgia DUI Laws
Georgia charges thousands of drivers annually with drunk or intoxicated driving. If you are accused of DUI, the potential consequences are extreme and may include substantial fines and lengthy incarceration. You likely have many questions.
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Can I Be Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI If My Blood Alcohol Level Is Under .08?
Yes. There are several laws that enable your arrest even with a blood alcohol level below the legal limit. If you are under 21 years old, the presence of any alcohol in your system is illegal. For individuals older than 21, an officer can arrest you for a “DUI less safe.” You can challenge a DUI less safe. Ask me about your rights and how to protect your livelihood.
What Is Implied Consent?
Georgia is an implied consent state. If you are asked to take a Breathalyzer test as part of your sobriety testing during a traffic stop, you must comply. If you refuse, the state can charge you with a violation, and your license may be subject to suspension.
Is It Possible To Fight A Breathalyzer Test?
Yes. Breathalyzer tests are subject to a wide variety of errors and failures. In some cases, administering a Breathalyzer test may be wholly inappropriate. In others, miscalibration or user error may introduce serious issues with any resulting measurements.
Do I Need An Attorney?
No one can force you to retain legal services. Without them, however, you are at a serious disadvantage. An attorney offers you a wide range of resources and professional knowledge. In addition, I will advocate for you. I can help represent your voice in the courtroom and provide you with the tools you need to protect yourself. Request your appointment today.