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Members of the military face additional consequences for a DUI

Police officers and prosecutors in Georgia are not shy about enforcing the state's DUI laws. In fact, in 2019, there were nearly 20,000 DUI convictions in the Peach State. Accordingly, if you drive with a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08%, you have some chance of a DUI arrest and prosecution.

Low alcohol levels and eye impairment

You may have heard that impaired drivers can get a DUI even when their blood alcohol level is under the .08% commonly cited as the legal limit. This is true, as officers have other means of gauging impairment and can arrest someone that they deem too intoxicated to drive safely, even if that person does not fail the limit.

The police understand when drunk driving is more likely

Do you ever feel like you see the police crack down on impaired driving at a certain time or around a certain event? It's not all in your head; you really are seeing more officers on the roads. The police understand when drunk driving is more likely, and they'll often step up enforcement efforts around these times.

Georgia comes in 23rd in DUI arrests

Have you ever wondered where Georgia stands in terms of DUI arrests, if it has more or less than other states in the country? The truth is that it's right near the middle. A recent study found that there were 308.7 arrests for every 100,000 people living in Georgia, which means the state ranks out at 23rd overall.

Safety campaign launched to combat drunk driving

With the holidays just ahead next week, Georgia motorists should be aware that the annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is now in full swing. This week, law enforcement officers issued warnings to all drivers that they face imminent arrest if they wind up driving after drinking alcohol.

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