If a person drives a vehicle or participates in any manner in a race, speed competition or contest, drag race or acceleration contest, test of physical endurance or exhibition of speed or acceleration, they can be charged under Arizona’s racing and drag racing statute – A.R.S § 28-708.
A conviction for Racing or Drag Racing will result in a class one misdemeanor criminal conviction and may carry the following consequences:
- Drivers License Suspension
- Community Service
- Possible Jail
Defenses to Racing and Drag Racing
Matthew Lopez Law is experienced in representing people charged with Racing and Drag Racing. In every case, we interview the police officer to determine if the charge matches our clients’ driving behavior. We know how to conduct an investigation and work with prosecutors to either get the case dismissed or have it reduced to a civil violation.
In addition to appearing at our clients’ court hearings, we will represent our clients at their Motor Vehicle Division Hearings.
If you are charged with Racing or Drag Racing, it is imperative that you are represented by an experienced attorney. We understand that a conviction for Racing or Drag Racing may jeopardize our clients’ career and future careers; therefore, we take our clients’ charges seriously.
Contact Matthew Lopez Law to schedule a free consultation for your Racing or Drag Racing charge.