Paulding county criminal defense lawyers defend case involving the combined use of alcohol and drugs.
O.C.G.A. § 40-6-391(a)(4) provides:
(a) A person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of any moving vehicle while:
(4) Under the combined influence of any two or more of the substances specified in paragraphs (1) through (3) of this subsection to the extent that it is less safe for the person to drive.
O.C.G.A. § 40-6-391(i) provides:
A person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of any moving commercial motor vehicle while there is 0.04 percent or more by weight of alcohol in such person's blood, breath, or urine. Every person convicted of violating this subsection shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, in addition to any disqualification resulting under Article 7 of Chapter 5 of this title, the “Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act,” shall be fined as provided in subsection (c) of this Code section.
See O.C.G.A. §§ 40-5-140 to 40-5-159 for provisions applicable to commercial driver's licenses. Act 44, House Bill 419, effective January 1, 2008, made numerous amendments to the applicable O.C.G.A. sections dealing with persons who possess commercial driver's licenses. These changes can be found at www.dds.ga.gov.
Contact a Paulding county criminal defense lawyer today for a free consultation if you have a commercial driver's license and are charged with DUI.