Dozens of new laws took effect in Georgia this month, with several new regulations directly impacting Georgia drivers and road safety.  Here is a closer look at some of the 2016 legislation: HB166: The “Motorcycle Mobility Safety Act” specifies that a motorcycle carrying a passenger (not in a sidecar or enclosed cab) needs to be…

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision may affect how states are able to combat drunk driving.  In the case, Birchfield vs. North Dakota, the Court considered whether warrantless blood tests are a violation of the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches.  That Amendment reads, in part: “The right of the people to be secure in…

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