In North Fulton County, Alpharetta and Milton DUI officers can and will charge you with DUI for driving any type of motor vehicle, i.e. scooters, lawn mowers, golf carts, motorcycles. If you have been pulled over by an Alpharetta police officer while driving your motorcycle, the officer will likely be observing if you have a hard dismounting the bike or if you exhibit any balance problems. Prior to the stop, he or she were likely looking to see if you had difficulty turning or where drifting between lanes, were weaving, or had a hard time with turns.
The Milton or Alpharetta DUI officer will proceed to ask you a series of questions and request that you submit to field sobriety tests as well as breath test. If the officer feels that you had been driving your motorcycle under the influence, he or she can arrest you for DUI and the same .08 BAC standard and rules apply.
Remember that an arrest does not mean a conviction for DUI. Experienced DUI lawyers like Richard Lawson get DUI cases reduced and won every week. There are many avenues in which to challenge an unfair DUI charge. Call Alpharetta / Milton DUI attorney Richard Lawson today for a free case consultation.