Can You Be Arrested for Swearing at a Police Officer During a Traffic Stop?

Posted on : May 7, 2017
You’re driving to a destination when suddenly, you see blue lights in your rearview mirror. You pull over and the police officer seems to have an attitude, which upsets you. Or, perhaps you’re having a bad day and getting pulled over is the last straw. Either way, you swear at the officer during the interaction? Read more...

What to Do When You’re Pulled Over

Posted on : April 6, 2017
Being pulled over is a frightening experience for anyone, whether it’s your first or fifteenth time. No one wants to see those blue and red flashing lights behind them. It’s enough to make you anxious and cause your blood pressure to rise. How you handle yourself after being pulled over can make a significant difference Read more...

Georgia’s DMV Point System 101

Posted on : January 31, 2017
In Georgia, like much of the United States, driving is a privilege and not a right. The Georgia DMV assigns “points” to a variety of traffic offenses, and after so many points within a certain time period, your license may be suspended or even revoked. Here’s what you need to know. Points for Traffic Offenses Read more...

Does GA Accept Foreign Driver’s Licenses?

Posted on : November 1, 2016
Can you legally drive in GA with only a driver’s license from another country? Every year thousands of people from other countries come to GA to attend schools, work, or visit. Many of them are here on visas and do not intend to become residents of GA. Fortunately, GA recognizes driver’s licenses from other countries Read more...

Atlanta Municipal Court’s “PTIT” Program

Posted on : October 25, 2016
What is PTIT? Did you get a ticket in the city of Atlanta? Some tickets qualify for Atlanta Municipal Court’s PTIT program. PTIT stands for “Pre-Trial Intervention – Traffic”. Atlanta Municipal Court developed the PTIT program to handle the large number of cases they deal with. If a case qualifies for PTIT, the defendant has the Read more...