Being charged with a driving under the influence offense in Georgia is a very serious matter. Georgia takes these situations very seriously in an effort to keep residents safe as they travel from one place to another. Law enforcement officers are trained to look for signs of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and will work hard to hold drunk drivers accountable for their actions. If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Georgia, it is important to retain the services of a law firm that is committed to exploring all possible defenses on your behalf.
If an individual’s blood alcohol content is 0.08 percent or greater, they can be charged with a DUI. In order for a law enforcement officer to determine BAC, they can submit the driver to a breathalyzer test. The penalties for a DUI conviction are serious and increase with each subsequent offense.
For individuals who are over the age of 21 and are convicted of a DUI, they may face the following penalties depending on the offense.
Third or subsequent offense:
If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Georgia, it is important to retain strong legal representation as soon as possible. Contact us today.
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