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DUI Results in Crash on Lawn

A University of Georgia student was arrested for driving under the influence after the student crashed a vehicle in Athens-Clarke County. Responding to a report of an unresponsive motorist at the location, law enforcement found the driver’s vehicle over a curb and resting partially on someone’s lawn. The motorist reported going to a friend’s party (read more)

DUIs and Impeding Traffic in Georgia

A Sandy Springs motor vehicle driver was recently arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Alpharetta. The driver’s 9-year-old daughter was in the vehicle at the time. The driver failed to turn on a green light on Westside Parkway. Unfortunately, an Alpharetta law enforcement officer behind the motorist at the green light and (read more)

Steps to Renew One’s Drivers License

An Atlanta area news anchor, Amanda Davis, who was recently arrested on a traffic charge, has stated that she had no idea that her driver’s license wassuspended. Davis produced paperwork showing that she had attended DUI school but after a database check was performed by law enforcement, Davis was subsequently jailed on the charge of (read more)

Drivers Must Take Special Steps to Avoid DUIs This Holiday Season

With the holiday season approaching, there is an increased number of drivers on Georgia roads. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, there were 1,432 roadway deaths last year and Georgia law enforcement is taking substantial steps to reduce the number of fatalities this year. In addition to attending holiday parties or obtaining last minute (read more)

Incriminating Statements Made During a DUI Stop

Two law enforcement officers in Sandy Spring were recently involved in an accident when the driver of a motor vehicle collided with the officers’ patrol cars while the officers were investigating an accident on Interstate 285. The accident resulted in moderate damage to one of the vehicles. Both law enforcement officers placed their patrol vehicles (read more)

Vehicles Crashing into Buildings Due to DUIs

A motorist in Marcon was recently placed under the custody of law enforcement after swerving off the road, striking a Circle K gas pump, and causing a fire. While the fire department promptly responded to the accident, local law enforcement was the first on the scene of the accident after seeing the collision occur. Law (read more)

Citizen’s Arrest After Atlanta DUI Accident

A catastrophic accident involving an intoxicated motor vehicle driver occurred recently in midtown Atlanta. Law enforcement responded to the scene after a pickup truck traveling on North Avenue ran a traffic light and collided with another vehicle. A pedestrian was walking past the accident location and heard the collision occur. The witness reports that the (read more)

Improper U-Turns and Georgia DUI Accidents

Recently, a hit and run accident occurred on Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard in Savannah. A Silverado was traveling northbound on the southbound lane of the road, while a Mustang was traveling west on 37th Street toward Interstate 16. The Silverado’s driver proceeded to run a red light and collide with the Mustang’s driver-side door. (read more)

20 Killed in Georgia Road Accidents Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol has recently released areport that 20 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents over the Thanksgiving break, which occurred during a 102-hour period from Wednesday at 6 p.m. to midnight on Monday. In addition to the fatalities, 300 people were injured and there were 273 driving under the influence arrests made. (read more)

Georgia College Gets Grant for Alcohol Awareness

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has awarded a $7,400 grant to the Student Health Services department at Georgia College to be used to teach students about the many dangers that come with the use of alcohol. This grant allows Georgia College to purchase a lot of educational equipment that the College could not otherwise (read more)