DUI, DWI, OUI and OUIL are
all terms for driving drunk at or above a certain level of alcohol.
Well over a million drivers (1.5) are arrested for driving under the
influence of alcohol and drugs in the United States every year. Even
though all states have lowered blood alcohol levels to .08, every state
has its own laws and consequences for driving under the influence (DUI),
driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating under the influence (OUI),
or operating under the influence of liquor (OUIL).
In addition to drunk driving
being a criminal matter (court matter and a crime) it is also an administrative
matter pertaining to the drivers license (immediate, mandatory and automatic
license suspension). Immediate drivers license suspension laws for alcohol-impaied
drivers, refers to administrative per se (APS), automatic license revocation
(ARL) or on-the-spot license suspension laws. These laws are different
for each state and each one has its own automatic license suspension
In the State of Georgia, if you receive an administrative license
suspension, form DS1205, an appeal must be sent to the ALS unit at the
State of Georgia Department of Driver Services within 10 business days.
DO NOT DELAY! Contact an attorney immediately so your administrative
suspension can be appealed before you lose your right to drive without