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.