Underage Drinking

Use/Lose: Driving Privileges

Laws addressing suspension or revocation of driving privileges as a penalty for underage purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages.

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Changes Over Time for Use/Lose: Driving Privileges
Jurisdiction Date Range Types of Violation Leading to License
Suspension or Revocation
Upper Age
Limit
Authority to
Impose License
Sanction
Length of Suspension/
Revocation in Days
Citations
Purchase Possession Consumption Suspend
Minimum
Suspend
Maximum
Georgia (4040)

With respect to underage possession, Georgia imposes a license sanction only if the possession occurs while operating a motor vehicle. See Ga. Code Ann. § 40-5-63(e). APIS does not address provisions that apply only when the minor is the operator or passenger of a motor vehicle.

1/1/1998 - 6/30/2015Yes  21Mandatory1801803 Citations
Georgia (3977)
7/1/2015 - 1/1/2020    No Law
1 Citations