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What If You Were Arrested for DUI but Not Drunk?

What If You Were Arrested for DUI but Not Drunk?

arrested for dui but not drunkIt is a Friday night and you and some friends from work got off a little early and decided to head out for a bite to eat. You all had a few beers […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Much Alcohol Can You Consume to Avoid a DUI?

How Much Alcohol Can You Consume to Avoid a DUI?

Most drivers are curious about one thing – is it possible to consume alcohol and drive without committing a DUI? If so, what’s the amount of alcohol or number of drinks that will not cross the blood alcohol content threshold? Needless to say, it’s never safe to […]

What Happens to Passengers When Arrested for DUI in Arizona?

What Happens to Passengers When Arrested for DUI in Arizona?

Arizona is one of the states that brag the strictest sanctions for driving under the influence. Vehicle operators are the individuals who will face the consequences but what will happen to the car’s passengers when arrested for DUI in Arizona?

Consequences for Passengers: An Overview

The passenger of […]

An Overview of Marijuana DUI Laws in Arizona

An Overview of Marijuana DUI Laws in Arizona

Driving under the influence is a term that encompasses the use of alcohol and drugs. Marijuana is one of these drugs and it is illegal for drivers in Arizona to be under its influence while operating a vehicle. Only a few exceptions apply to the stipulation of marijuana […]

Unlawful DUI Stops in Arizona

Unlawful DUI Stops in Arizona

Every Arizona resident is entitled to certain rights and protections. These rights extend to individuals who are suspected of committing crimes. While Arizona does have DUI checkpoints enabling police officers to inspect multiple vehicles and determine whether the operator is intoxicated, DUI stops can be unlawful under certain circumstances. If you ever […]

Arizona DUI Laws Regarding Unconscious Drivers

Arizona DUI Laws Regarding Unconscious Drivers

Certain situations pose additional legal challenges when it comes to DUI cases. Vehicle operator unconsciousness is one of the factors that can contribute to complications. Does the police have any power whenever unconscious drivers are involved? Can the respective individual be prosecuted for driving under the influence?

Implied Consent: An Overview

Arizona […]

The Effectiveness of Ignition Interlock Devices Assessed

The Effectiveness of Ignition Interlock Devices Assessed

In Arizona, the installation of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) is explained in A.R.S. 28-1464. According to the regulation, anyone convicted of driving under the influence may be ordered by court to have an IID installed in their car. The requirement could continue being enforced even after […]

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

Arizona Implied Consent Law requires you to submit to chemical testing if arrested for DUI in Arizona. Chemical testing can be a breath test, blood test, or urine test that checks for alcohol or drugs in the system. Before the test is administered, the arresting officer must have reason […]