On the whole, a military DUI is much more serious than a civilian DUI. Since it occurs during military service, you could face a court martial thanks to Article 15. You could be affected off and on base, making a military DUI particularly damaging to your reputation and career.
An employee of the District Attorney's office in Chatham County was arrested and charged with failure to yield and driving under the influence on March 2 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Police stopped the man and performed field sobriety tests on him, coming to the conclusion that he was driving under the influence. Police further claim that the man tried to convince them that he was a district attorney in order to gain leniency, when in fact, he was not a district attorney.
Police have three primary ways of detecting whether or not a driver is drunk. These methodologies, although subject to errors and mistakes, are the only way authorities have of evaluating a driver's potential state of drunkenness:
Two young soldiers stationed at Ft. Stewart -- aged 19 and 20 -- have been arrested and accused of driving under the influence after the vehicle they were in drove into a house. The car was initially driven by the 19-year-old, who police say fled the scene to a nearby residence. The 20-year-old was a passenger, but police say he tried to drive the car out of the home and failed.
A prospective Auburn football recruit, who already committed to the team verbally, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence late last month. This is a serious development for the young football player as it could negatively affect his ability to play sports for the team.
'Tis the season to be jolly; 'tis not the season to drink and drive. New Year's Eve is a night full of fun, partying and many Athens residents will partake in drinking alcohol as they bring in 2018. However, during all the fun festivities, it's important to remember to find a way home that doesn't involve driving if you've been drinking.
The deputy commissioner for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was recently arrested and accused of driving under the influence following a crash. Police arrested and charged the public servant on a recent Sunday. Police further allege that they found nine bottles of moonshine in the individual's vehicle when they arrested him.
Prescription drugs can intoxicate you just as strongly – and in many cases worse – than alcohol. This means that you need to be careful whenever you take a prescription drug and get behind the wheel. Always check the label of your drugs carefully, and look for warnings that you shouldn't drive, or shouldn't operate heavy machinery while taking the drug.
A 49-year-old school bus driver was arrested and charged with drunk driving while she was driving middle school children to school in Walton County, Georgia. The woman was arrested last month following a report that she had been driving the school bus erratically.