Does a traffic ticket count as an arrest? 

Does a traffic ticket count as an arrest? 

We often get calls asking “Does a traffic ticket count as an arrest?”, or “Does the traffic ticket go on your record?”.  We are going to answer these questions by explaining how traffic stops work in Georgia. In Georgia, a traffic ticket is NOT...
Does Georgia Have an Open Container Law?

Does Georgia Have an Open Container Law?

I am often the designated driver because I don’t drink.  Can I get in trouble if my passenger has an open beer? We see this question often.  Georgia is very serious about drinking and driving.  Although being a designated driver is appreciated, do not...
Without a Single Drop to Drink, You Can Still Get a DUI

Without a Single Drop to Drink, You Can Still Get a DUI

Imagine the following: You are driving home back home after spending a long, relaxing day at the beach.  It’s a luxury you rarely get so you are completely lost in the drive home.  About half the way home, you see blue lights in your rear view mirror.  You pull...
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