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Is There a Field Sobriety Marijuana DUI Test?

Is There a Field Sobriety Marijuana DUI Test?

marijuana dui testPolice officers in Arizona can ask you to do a field sobriety test if you get pulled over and there are suspicions of driving under the influence. These tests are used to determine whether you’ve consumed alcohol. You […]

Can You Avoid the Ignition Interlock Device after an Arizona DUI?

Can You Avoid the Ignition Interlock Device after an Arizona DUI?

dui ignition interlock deviceThe installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) is a common consequence of committing a DUI in Arizona. This device, however, comes with associated costs and it requires maintenance. As a result, many people […]

What is a Super Extreme DUI in Arizona?

What is a Super Extreme DUI in Arizona?

what is super extreme dui in arizonaArizona, an already strict state when adjudicating DUI offenders, goes above normal sentences and suspensions when intoxication reaches .200. Dubbed the “Super Extreme DUI”, violators will experience losses in many ways both on, and […]

5 DUI Tips for Arizona Drivers

5 DUI Tips for Arizona Drivers

dui tipsDrunk driving is Arizona’s unavoidable nightmare responsible for nearly one life per day statewide, and had induced 10,265 deaths in 2015 alone. Growing concern over drunk driving has caused Arizona, like most states, to take a tougher stance by ramping […]

Definition of DUI in Arizona

Definition of DUI in Arizona

definition of dui in arizonaDriving under the influence is a serious offense in any state in the United States.  However, Arizona is a state that imposes some of the most serious consequences for DUIs.  This blogpost will discuss some of the important terms […]

DUI Appeal in Arizona

DUI Appeal in Arizona

dui appealBeing charged with, then sentenced for, DUI ends the prosecution’s case – at least in their eyes. Sometimes, the trial court gets things wrong. In other cases, the state stepped outside their legal limitations to sentence or convict you.

When certain parts of your […]

What is Wet Reckless Driving in Arizona?

What is Wet Reckless Driving in Arizona?

what is wet reckless drivingUnlike most other offenses, it is very difficult to plea down to a lesser charge for DUI.  Plea down just means your DUI attorney negotiates with the prosecutor to either dismiss the charges against you, or to […]

CDL DUI in Arizona

CDL DUI in Arizona

cdl dui in arizonaGetting a DUI can lead to very serious consequences. In Arizona, you will face fines, possible jail time and a license suspension. If you are a commercial driver, these consequences can become more serious. As a commercial driver, you rely on […]

What Influences BAC readings in Arizona?

What Influences BAC readings in Arizona?

what influences bacMany people want to know how much alcohol they could consume without breaking Arizona laws. This question is difficult to answer because multiple factors apart from the consumption of alcoholic beverages can affect the BAC reading.

It has been scientifically established […]

What are the Arizona DUI Laws?

What Are the Arizona DUI Laws?

Arizona is known for having some of the strictest DUI laws in the country. These laws were enacted to protect those traveling on the state’s roadways. Someone convicted of DUI in the state can face stiff fines, other financial penalties, jail time, and use of an ignition interlock device. Anyone […]