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Gwinnett county teen charged with DUI after wreck

Teens are somewhat notorious for causing trouble and misbehaving. However, there are different levels of troublesome behavior and when teens are accused of breaking the law or of injuring someone, these accusations can carry a lot of weight for everyone involved. Recently, a car full of teens was involved in a wreck in which the 3 passengers were seriously injured. The driver, also a teen, is facing criminal charges in relation to the crash.

Man charged with DUI, related charges after fatal accident

An Atlanta man recently lost his life in a motor vehicle accident that claimed his life. As the details of the crash started to unfold, it appeared that the other vehicle he was involved in the accident with was suspected of impaired driving behaviors. After an investigation, police have officially charged the man in the other vehicle.

How does one respond to DUI charge after breath test?

Everyone has obligations and responsibilities in their life. What happens when the unexpected occurs? How does it impact those responsibilities and obligations one already carries? If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI after a breath test, you could be facing consequences that could impact your ability to meet your existing obligations due to the consequences from a DUI charge or a conviction.

Revoked driver's license could result from drunk driving charge

One of the best parts about being an adult is the freedom to do as you wish. Now, this isn't without potential consequences, but having the freedom to make choices is a great part about being of legal age. However, with freedom comes the possibility to make a mistake that could result in consequences. One of the potential consequences of drunk driving is the potential for license revocation.

DUI, more charges for man arrested after crash

Another serious car collision in Gwinnett county left one toddler age daughter without a mother. Late last month there was a multi-vehicle wreck in Gwinnett county. It was allegedly caused by a driver who is accused of being intoxicated at the time of the crash. Pending charges are severe, as one woman succumbed to her injuries that were sustained in the accident.

Drunk driving and the walk-and-turn test

Those who have been accused of drunk driving may be in for quite a fight if they hope to protect their finances, their ability to drive and their freedom. This is because the penalties associated with drunk driving can be quite harsh. However, before penalties can be imposed, prosecutors must obtain a conviction. This requires them showing competent evidence that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. In drunk driving cases, this often involves putting forth evidence related to blood-alcohol content and field sobriety test results.

Georgia DUI laws and potential punishments if convicted

Driving under the influence and other intoxicated driving behaviors have been high on law enforcement's radar for the last several decades. Even within the last several years, new specific and in some cases, stricter legislation has been released in connection with drunk driving accusations and convictions. Whether it be in the way law enforcement detects or suspects drunk driving, the process by which they arrest or file charges or the penalties a person could face, if convicted, DUI laws have changed rapidly over the years.

Gwinnett charter bus driver charged with DUI after crash

The Masters golf tournament is one of the largest sporting events to hit the Gwinnett county area. People come to our little town from all over the world to watch some of the best compete for the chance to win the title. While it should be a joyous occasion, it wasn't for one man and 18 passengers on his bus when it overturned last month. The driver has since been charged with DUI related to the crash and several people were also hospitalized with injuries from the crash.

Man arrested in Gwinnett county for DUI and more after crash

The law exists for many reasons, but one of the most important is to benefit the safety of Gwinnett citizens and to promote their health and well-being. DUI and laws related to drunk driving have become increasingly more strict in hopes of preventing incidents of drunk driving as it has a proven to be linked to an increase in car accidents and other motor-vehicle related incidents that can cause serious injury. Because of this, a DUI or drunk driving related conviction can have a big impact on a person's life.

What is the use of a BAC test?

Being accused of drunk driving is a difficult situation. A lot is put at risk when a driver is asked to step out of their vehicle for a field sobriety test. Officers will note all the details uncovered during that test, which could provide them with the information needed to proceed with a blood alcohol concentration or BAC test. The results of this test could result in a driver facing a DUI charge.

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