Clever, Respectful Ways Parents Can Help Teen Drivers Stay Safe Behind the Wheel For parents, as much as we may be proud of a teen’s new freedom and ability to drive, it often may also trigger 4-5 years of parental anxiety. And the statistics don’t ease our concerns, either. According to Geico, one in five…

Your Georgia Traffic Ticket Is a Wake-Up Call In some states, getting a ticket for a moving violation feels like a slap on the wrist. However, here in Georgia, a traffic ticket is no laughing matter. Depending on the fees imposed by local jurisdictions, even getting cited for driving a few miles over the speed…

    Boating Under the Influence – BUI in Georgia    Georgia is filled with some of the most beautiful bodies of water in the country, including: Lake Lanier, Lake Hartwell, Lake Oconee, Lake Allatoona, Lake Sinclair, and Lake Jackson.  Unfortunately though, in 2017, state statistics show that there were over 270 boating under the influence (BUI) related accidents on Georgia’s…

Driving Ketotic: How Low-Carb Diets Can Lead to False Positives on a Breathalyzer If you’re trying to lose weight through a low-carb diet like the Paleo diet or the Atkins Diet, you might want to use a bit of extra caution behind the wheel—or maybe even get someone else to drive. As the International Journal…

    Prescription Drug DUI in Georgia: What Happens If You’re Arrested for It Unbeknownst to many Georgia drivers, you can get arrested for DUI even if you haven’t had a drop of alcohol to drink—and even if you haven’t taken any illegal drugs. If you are on prescription medications that affect your ability to…

Insights from an Alternative Theory About Alcoholism and Addiction Is alcoholism a disease? Is drug addiction genetic? Since the American Medical Association declared drug and alcohol addiction to be a disease in 1956, modern medicine and psychology have largely treated addiction based on that assumption, according to the Foundation for Alcoholism Research. Even Alcoholics Anonymous,…

    In 2013, the Georgia legislature initiated a crackdown on unregulated pain management clinics in an attempt to curb the illegal distribution of prescription narcotics. The Georgia Pain Management Clinic Act (HB-178, also called the “Pill Mill” law) implements strict licensing rules for the operation of pain management clinics in the state, under threat…

    If you’re convicted of a sex crime in Georgia, there’s no doubt your life can get quite complicated for awhile. You’ll appear on the sex offender registry, you may not be permitted to live within a certain distance from schools, parks, and so on. However, in putting your life back together, the larger…

  Sex Crimes on College Campuses: The Facts A controversial study from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) found 89 percent of college campuses reported zero incidents of sexual assault in 2015. They gathered crime reports from more than 11,000 campuses and discovered that the majority said they didn’t have a single reported rape…

  Prescription Drug Abuse at College: What Parents Need to Know When sending kids to college for the first time, many parents remember all the “good stuff” they once experienced—the exhilarating freedom of being away from home; amazing adventures (intellectual and otherwise); and exciting new friendships. College is a time to try new things. But…

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