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- Some Defense Options for Reckless Driving Charges
It takes just one or perhaps two strong defenses to make your case strong. These are some strong defenses that could be built for your reckless driving charges. More compelling and strong defenses can only be presented by skilled traffic ticket attorneys.
- The Romberg Test Is a Medical Evaluation Being Used by a Lay Person as a Non-Standardized Field Sobriety Test
Police in America, on a NATIONAL level, have created a bogus roadside evaluation called the modified Romberg balance test. Although recently determined to not be competent evidence in Georgia in Mitchell v. State (Ga Supreme Court, 2017), it is still used by some police officers today to try to determine if a driver is intoxicated.
- Romberg Test DUI Results Used by Police Have Never Been Proven to Reliably Identify Drug Impairment
Named after a 19th-century neurologist, the Romberg test is used to evaluate medical patients to see if they have “normal” balance while simply standing in a certain manner.
- Conditional Discharge Plea Available to Protect Criminal Record from a 1st Offense Drug Charge in Georgia
A special Georgia Statute, § 16-13-2, permits a court with a pretrial intervention program (PTI) or conditional discharge to offer qualified first offenders the opportunity to keep their state criminal record clean, by entering a voluntary program that holds the case open and defers a guilty or nolo contendere sentence, to allow the person to successfully complete the terms and conditions.
- Georgia Drunk Driving Law Now Offers Some Georgia Licensees an Ignition Interlock Option for DUI Refusal
For the first time in Georgia DUI history, a person who has refused to take a post-arrest forensic test of breath, blood or urine can get an ignition interlock device for 12 months, and avoid the draconian impact of a total 1 year suspension of all driving privileges.
- Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving to Be Considered in Texas
During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would like the special session to nullify all local ordinances that regulate the use of a mobile device such as a cell phone while driving, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
- Texting and Driving: Worse than DUI?
In recent years cell phones have become ubiquitous and texting has become a primary form of communication. While this adds convenience to our lives it also creates tremendous risks when we text while driving.
- Vital Tips on How to Win a DUI Case in Georgia
Many Clients facing DUI ask their criminal defense attorney about what they can do to assist the drunk driving defense lawyer win their case. By the time the case is filed, most of what clients can do to help is to not create new issues while the current DUI in Georgia is pending.
- Georgia Implied Consent Law: New Ignition Interlock Option on DUI Refusal to Avoid Total License Suspension
Georgia DUI Laws have been rated as the second toughest in America. A new modification of the harsh one-year suspension for a DUI refusal to submit to a post-arrest Implied Consent test now has a more favorable alternative. However , some people arrested for DUI in Georgia are not eligible.
- How to Stop Your Driver's License from Being Suspended in Georgia
Virtually 100% of all DUI arrests triggers an immediate confiscation of the driver license, under Georgia implied consent law. Whether the driver refused testing (DUI refusal) or submitted to the implied consent test (Intoxilyzer 9000), and administrative license suspension is usually initiated by the arresting officer. Can your DUI lawyer save your driving privileges?