What are the license consequences in Georgia of a DUI if you are under 21?

Under O.C.G.A. §40-5-57.1, if this is your first DUI, the law imposes a six-month suspension of your license IF your BAC (blood-alcohol content) was less than 0.08 (the legal limit for a driver under 21 is 0.02).

If your BAC was equal to 0.08 or greater, then there is a one-year license suspension.

If you are convicted of a second DUI withing five years, then there will be an eighteen-month suspension.

For the third DUI in five years, it will be a five-year suspension.

Attorney Erin H. Gerstenzang
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