According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2,597 people were killed in United States traffic accidents in December 2010. Of those, 775 deaths involved alcohol-impaired drivers. A 2006 study by the NHTSA estimated that there is one drunk driving fatality in the United States every 30 minutes.
Georgia's Driving Under the Influence Laws are complex. Georgia DUI injury attorney Shane Smith can sort through the intermingled laws that potentially create complications in a DUI case.
A 36-year-old Georgia man was arrested in the early morning hours for DUI. The driver was observed rolling through a stop sign slowly and failed a field sobriety test. His arresting blood alcohol concentration was 0.214 percent. Upon reaching the jail the driver's BAC readings were 0.239 percent and 0.242 percent. He was found to have two prior DUI arrests.
If you have questions about Georgia DUI laws, get the answers in Clayton County DUI injury attorney Shane Smith's book, I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver: What Do I Do Next? Contact the Law Offices of Shane Smith to schedule a free legal consultation.