The package of bills makes it unlawful for any person to possess an open container of an alcoholic beverage while operating a motor vehicle. The level of alcohol concentration that constitutes driving under the influence is reduced to 0.10 grams, with a level of 0.06 grams for minors under the age of eighteen. The package provides for the publication of the name, address, and photograph of any person convicted a third time of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The package provides for a six hour detention period for persons arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and provides for criminal records checks for operators and instructors of DUI alcohol and drug use risk reduction programs.
MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC Driver's Licenses, Uniform Rules of the Road: Change Definitions, Penalties, and Procedures Relating to Driving under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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