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What are the penalties for DUI in Arizona?

When it comes to DUI penalties, laws in Arizona are often very harsh. That means a single instance of carelessness can leave you faced with exorbitant fines, jail time, and license suspension. It is important for all people facing charges to fully understand what they...

What are extreme and aggravated DUIs?

When pulled over under suspicion of a DUI, there are various penalties you may face based on the type of DUI. DUI charges occur when you drive with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% and above. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, you may face...

What can you expect after a DUI conviction?

Soon after an early evening happy hour with coworkers, you get in your car and head home. Your commute is interrupted by a law enforcement officer, who suspects you of drunk driving. This is not good, and you know the harm that a DUI arrest and conviction can have on...

How does a breathalyzer measure blood alcohol count?

One of the most common tools used by police in Phoenix and elsewhere in Arizona to enforce the state’s laws against drunken driving is the “breathalyzer,” a small hand-held electronic device that can measure a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC) in a few seconds....

What should I do if I get a DUI in Mohave County?

Anyone may find themselves entangled in the justice system and facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI). This may be due to an error on the part of the arresting officer or a defective blood alcohol testing device. In other situations, a good person may...

Implied consent laws and the PBT

When drivers are pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, it can be a confusing and scary experience. Drunk driving penalties are severe in every state, and Arizona has some of the strictest laws in the nation driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs....

What is GERD and how can it affect a DUI?

Many people in Arizona are familiar with stomach and indigestion problems. GERD, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or heartburn, affects millions of Americans. But a person may now know that it can also affect their DUI results. What is GERD? A person who...

Arizona’s strict DUI laws

Drunk driving was becoming a serious problem in Arizona, with it having the sixth highest number of DUI fatalities in the country in 2006. In order to curb it, the state created some of the toughest DUI laws in the nation. Where most states have two categories of DUI...

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