A Georgia Superior Court judge still could face charges after he was given a breath test for alcohol during a traffic stop but let go. Bibb County Superior Court Judge Howard Simms says he entered an in-patient alcohol treatment facility after being stopped Sept. 22.
Governor Nathan Deal is calling for state lawmakers to pass legislation that would lower the legal blood alcohol limit levels for boaters and hunters in the wake of a tragedy on Lake Lanier that killed two brothers.
Independent Representative Rusty Kidd of Milledgeville is supporting a bill that would clear a drunken driving offense if the convicted person does not have any other driving offenses for five years. Kidd is not condoning driving while intoxicated. But he says he believes it is important to change the DUI laws to give drivers a second chance.