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What You Need to Know About DUI Plea Deals

  If you have ever been arrested for DUI, you were most likely approached by the prosecuting attorney in court, offering you a “deal” or a “plea bargain.” This typically means that you plead guilty to an offense lesser than the offense that you were originally charged with, and often, there are concessions to tend (read more)

Georgia #3 for Most Aggressive U.S. Drivers

GasBuddy conducted a study on aggressive driving habits, including braking, speeding, and rapid acceleration to determine the list that ranks states according to most aggressive drivers. For anyone who lives in Georgia, it may not come as a surprise that the state ranked #3 on the list. Even less surprising is the fact that Georgia (read more)

Operation Rolling Thunder: A Big Surprise for DUI Drivers

If you are a Georgia resident, you might already be aware of the likes of Operation Rolling Thunder, but for out-of-staters who are spending some time in the Peach State, this law enforcement-packed initiative could take them by surprise. This is not a reference to the American aerial bombing campaign that took place during the (read more)

Do Insurance Companies Pay for Atlanta DUI Accident Damages?

Insurance policies, no matter the state in which they are purchased, exclude any coverage for acts that are fraudulent or intentional. For example, if one day you decide to light your car on fire, your insurance company will not pay for the damages from the fire. However, insurance companies do have to pay for any (read more)

Penalties for Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Charges in Atlanta

In 2016, a boating accident occurred in Buford, Georgia. A 19-year-old’s foot was amputated and the other foot was cut by a boat that was operated by the teen’s friend. That friend was intoxicated at the time. With summertime at its peak in Atlanta, spending time on the water can be enjoyable and a break (read more)

Georgia Hands-Free Rules You Need to Know

Distracted driving has become an increasingly dangerous problem throughout the United States, leading to an alarming increase in motor vehicle fatalities. Georgia has not escaped this trend with thousands of men, women, and children being victims of distracted driving-related accidents annually. In an effort to save lives and reduce accidents, the state of Georgia has (read more)

What Happens if I Get Pulled Over With a Suspended License?

In Georgia there are a variety of situations that could lead to the loss of a driver’s license. Committing a traffic offense, failing to pay a fine in a timely manner, or accumulating too many points on a driver’s license could all potentially end in a suspended license. Once a license is suspended, you must (read more)

Reasons to Fight a Traffic Ticket

The majority of adults in Georgia with valid driver’s licenses have received at least one citation in their life. These citations are as minor as forgetting to wear your seatbelt and as major as operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. The punishment for each violation is different and is often based on the (read more)

What Is A Following Too Closely Charge?

Each day drivers throughout the state of Georgia find themselves charged with the crime of following too closely. Even though it is one of the most common citations issued, following too closely is not something that every driver understands. Though seemingly self-explanatory, the charge has the potential to be substantially more serious than most initially (read more)

Why You Must Attend Your Traffic Hearing

On the surface, receiving a traffic citation is a fast, but stressful process. The police officer who stopped you verifies your identity using your driver’s license, checks your vehicle registration, and asks you to sign the citation. What some fail to realize is that signing your citation is a promise to appear in court. Though (read more)