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Ignition Interlock Devices and Your Drunk Driving Case

August 14, 2015 • DUI Defense

In Georgia, an ignition interlock device must be installed after a conviction for a second drunk driving offense within five years of a prior conviction. Section 42-8-111 of the Georgia Code mandates the use of an ignition interlock device for a period of at least six-months. If you are convicted of a second DUI, you must install and maintain this device in each motor vehicle registered in your name and you are not permitted to drive any vehicle that does not have an IID installed. 

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Felony Drunk Driving

July 20, 2015 • DUI Defense

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal in the state of Florida. You will be charged with a crime if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is over the legal limit or if law enforcement officers believe you are too impaired by drugs or alcohol to operate your vehicle safely.  

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Is DUI Blood Testing Without a Warrant Legal?

July 6, 2015 • DUI Defense

If you are accused of drunk driving, the prosecutor has the burden of proving you were impaired. Usually, the prosecutor does this by showing you were over the legal limit.  Blood or breathalyzer tests can demonstrate the level of alcohol in your system. A blood test can also prove whether you have drugs in your body. It is also important to note that you can be convicted of impaired driving even if your BAC is under the limit if the prosecutor can prove you were on drugs or alcohol when you were operating the vehicle.

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