Under 21 Driver | DUI Lawyer Ellijay, Ga
If you are charged with a DUI in Georgia while under the age of 21 you face special a lowered burden of proof as well as increased punishments and consequences. It is vitally important you consult with an experienced and skilled DUI Attorney who understand the special considerations that must be taken with a young driver accused of DUI.
The maximum legal blood alcohol content (BAC) for a driver under 21 at the time of arrest is lowered from .08 to .02 – this is effectively the margin of era for testing. This lowered level means that almost any amount of alcohol which is present in the driver’s system can lead to a test result at or above the legal limit.
Additionally, there is no limited driving permit available for a driver who is under 21 at the time of conviction. However, if the driver was under 21 at the time of arrest but over 21 at the time of conviction, a limited permit may be available.
The DUI Attorneys at Teague Law are intimately familiar with the punishments, penalties, and consequences that follow a conviction of DUI for a driver who is under 21 years old and are ready to guide you through the process of defending yourself against these charges. Contact one of the experienced DUI Attorneys at Teague Law in Ellijay, GA today and let us begin fighting for you today.
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