Government makes auto accidents more painful than they need to be, and that'll never change.
Less than 2 years ago, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed a decision by the Court of Appeals holding that a search of the text messages contained in your cell phone is proper following an arrest for selling drugs.
When arrested for DUI in Georgia, your license will usually be confiscated for failing to submit to the State's blood alcohol test. This may be by blood, breath, urine or otherwise. In exchange for your license, the arresting officer should provide you with a 1205 notice.
As of Jan 1, 2013, with a second DUI conviction within five years, you may be eligible for a special limited Ignition Interlock permit. Prior to that, drivers would have to wait a full year before being eligible to drive again. Starting in 2013, there is a provision in the law that permits those same drivers to receive a limited permit.