In a teaser for a report that aired on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, popular former Fox 5 anchor Amanda Davis admitted to being an alcoholic. Throughout the years, Davis has found herself on the wrong side of the law at least three times. Each of these times involved Davis being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
If you have a driver’s license, and even if you don’t, you know that no driver is legally allowed to get behind the wheel if they have had too much to drink, or drink while they are operating the car. But what if you are the passenger? Typically, the answer is that no, you are
If you are like most people, you think about alcohol when you hear about a DUI. Others also consider illegal narcotics, but very few consider the use of legal drugs — i.e., prescription or over-the-counter medications — in connection with a DUI charge. The truth is that these drugs can also lead to impaired driving
If you have been arrested for DUI in Atlanta, you may be questioning whether or not you need to hire an attorney. In most cases, the answer is yes. An attorney can gather evidence on your behalf, can arrange for a plea bargain and can handle many legal situations that you cannot handle on your
New statistics in Washington state, where marijuana has been legalized, is showing that stoned driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Fatal accidents involving drivers who are high on marijuana have climbed since the legalization of the drug, prompting officials to warn the public of its dangers. Fatal car accidents involving drivers who
In an interview given at the beginning of the month, Michael Phelps explained how his legal issues may have saved his life. At the height of his athletic career, having won gold medals and broken world records, Phelps was involved in legal troubles that had him contemplating taking his own life. After two DUIs ruined
Every year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving recognizes different state patrol posts for their excellent work combatting drunk driving. This year’s Post of the Year was awarded to Georgia State Patrol Post 31 in Valdosta. While other posts have fought valiantly to protect sober drivers against drunk ones, Post 31 faced some steep challenges — and
It stands to reason that police officers are hired in part because of their moral fiber. They care about the well-being of citizens and ensuring laws are being followed. But, they aren’t robots. Police officers are just as human as the rest of us. However, they often face more stress in one day than many