Caught Drinking and Driving in Georgia
The laws of Georgia prohibit drivers from operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. The BAC limit is standardized throughout the country. In addition to the general prohibition, there are separate (lower) BAC limits for minors/drivers under 21 years of age and commercial drivers. Georgia also has an open container law (open container includes broken seals or containers that have some alcohol partially removed in a vehicle on the roadway or shoulder of any public highway) that prohibits an alcohol container containing any amount of alcohol inside a moving vehicle.
There are fines associated with Drinking and driving and the fines and penalties often vary with respect to the history of the driver and the facts and circumstances of the case. Be that as it may, there are very specific, time sensitive, steps that must be taken to protect your interests following a DUI arrest. That is why it is import to contact a lawyer immediately.
If you are facing charges of DUI/DWI in Georgia, contact Rouse & Co., LLC today so we can review your case. Let us put our experience to work for your immediately.