People often wonder what happens if a police officer suspects them of driving under the influence of alcohol but they pass a breathalyzer or blood test. Alphonse Taylor, offensive lineman for the University of Alabama, has found himself in just this situation and his story is making the news. According to reports, Taylor was arrested
Most people know that choosing a designated driver before they head out on the town is a good way to avoid a DUI in Atlanta. It not only helps you get home safely, but it saves you from having to pay for alternate transportation. Few get excited at the prospect of being the designated driver,
According to national statistics, about one-third of the more than 30,000 traffic fatalities that occur on America’s roadways each year are alcohol-related. A preventable death occurs once every 53 minutes. Because these fatalities, and other accidents that involve injury and property damage, are preventable, people consistently look for ways that drunk driving can be deterred.
Earlier last week, Paul Wiedefeld, a man you have probably never heard of, made waves among DC Council members and owners of local businesses. Why? Because Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s general manager suggested that the rail system be closed earlier on weekends so that the track could be properly maintained and other repairs could
Late in June, the Georgia Supreme Court made a ruling that could stop police officers from arresting people for traffic violations outside of their own jurisdictions. The high court unanimously overturned a ruling by the Court of Appeals. In their ruling, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled that the DUI arrest of Bajrodin Zilke was invalid.
Jonathan Ledbetter is a popular defensive lineman for the University of Georgia. He made news for his DUI arrest earlier in the year. Unfortunately, Ledbetter has been arrested a second time. Earlier in July, the football player was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and underage alcohol possession. The
Drivers on U.S. 17 were surprised to find another vehicle coming at them from the wrong direction one recent Friday night. The end result was a Douglas woman being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on the wrong side of the road. According to a report by Georgia State Patrol, Erica
If you were a fan of Melrose Place, you may remember Amy Locane-Bovenizer from the 13 episodes she was in. Today, she is not so much famous as she is infamous. The actress was drunk and caused a crash in 2010 that took the life of a 60-year-old woman. After serving just part of her
Recently, a teenage boy was struck by a drunk driver while riding his skateboard. The teen is expected to undergo more surgeries to repair his body, and the suspected driver has been taken into custody. According to reports, a 16-year-old boy was riding on his skateboard down Taylor Road on July 12. His ride in
Vairdo Inc., a company that has worked with Google X and Georgia Tech, announced the release of Sleepy Eyse. The multi-featured camera will be released to beta testers in an effort to combat drunk and dangerous driving. The first version of Sleepy Eyse is being released in its beta version, with four versions to follow
The Atlanta Police Department reports that one of their officers was nearly struck by a drunk driver just before dawn while on a Sunday morning patrol. The driver of the vehicle that almost hit the officer has been charged. According to the report, the near miss was only one in a series of collisions that
According to a statement released by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD, and Uber, drunk driving arrested in Atlanta have declined by 32 percent since 2010. Records kept by the Atlanta Police Department show that there were 2,243 DUI arrests in the city in 2010, and only 1,535 arrests in 2015. Uber is claiming partial credit