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KNOWING YOUR RIGHTS: WHAT TO DO WHEN PULLED OVER FOR SUSPECTED DUI

What was once merely fodder for movies and TV shows has since evolved into the subject of national headlines: traffic stops gone awry. This raises the question of what you should and should not do if you are pulled over. Knowing your rights under Georgia law can be the difference between having an uneventful police […]

MARIJUANA LAWS IN ATLANTA: SLOW TO BURN OUT

Georgia has seen an economic boon in recent years, as companies flock to the metro area and local populations continue to soar. Despite these changes, one thing remains the same: the ongoing battle over marijuana in Georgia and its legality (or illegality). There’s a lot of confusion and misinformation about marijuana legalization and decriminalization. Though […]

What Parents of Teen and Young Adult Drivers in Georgia should Know and Understand

Georgia’s TADRS: Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act was enacted in 1997.  The law establishes the concept of Graduated Driver Licensing for 16-year-old drivers and also imposes additional restrictions on drivers up to age 18 and up to 21.  Prior to the enactment of this law, the fatality rate of teenage drivers was very high.  […]

Surprising Note on Windshield Encourages Safe Driving

Recently a woman and her husband felt that they might have had too much to drink to drive home safely after eating and drinking at a restaurant in Alberta, Canada.  They made the smart decision to leave their car in the parking lot, call an Uber or taxi and leave their car to be picked […]