Traffic Laws

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When are the police able to search my vehicle?

This is one of the questions we get asked most often. Let’s look at the laws in place to protect your rights and the exceptions that allow police to conduct a search. The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution provides protection from unreasonable searches and seizures. What does that even mean? Well, it means that in

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Can your cell phone conversations or text message conversations be subpoenaed?

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CIVIL FORFEITURE: Another police weapon to attack the presumed innocent

Bob takes out $20,000 from the bank in Georgia so he can go buy a car he wants in Florida.  Bob is driving down I-75 when he is stopped for speeding.  The officer asks Bob for consent to search his vehicle; Bob consents because he has “nothing to hide.”  The officer finds the $20,000 and believes it to

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Texting and driving

Using Electronic Devices While Driving in Georgia

Using Electronic Devices While Driving in Georgia Using electronic devices while driving in Georgia: Effective July 1, 2010, a new Georgia law prohibits all drivers from using cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices for text messaging, sending instant messages, e-mails or accessing the Internet while driving a motor vehicle. Additionally, the law forbids drivers

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DDS Driving Point System

Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Points System

Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Points System Points System:  The Department of Driver Services (DDS) point system ranges from 2 to 6 points depending on the type of citation issued. A driver who accumulates 15 points in a 24 month period will automatically have their driver license suspended. The most common citations are for

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