Driving under the influence is generally described as operating or controlling a motor vehicle while intoxicated, either by alcohol or drugs. In the State of Arizona, there are three basic types of DUI charges, with graduating levels of severity. The seriousness of the charge will be based on several key factors including previous convictions and the blood (or breath) alcohol concentration of the defendant at the time of the offense.
Roadside sobriety tests, by design, allow an officer to determine whether there is probable cause to charge a motorist with Driving under the Influence (DUI). The test results, however, are based on the officer’s personal perception in a lot of cases. For instance, if the officer is convinced that you have been drinking, but you
The year has finally come to a close, and the numbers are in: according to the Arizona Office of Highway Safety, arrests for drunk driving was actually down in 2013. This reduction is the first of its kind in ten years. Each year starting in 2004, DUI arrests have been increasing until last year. There
Holiday weekends always have an influx of DUI arrests in Arizona, keeping police and courts busy. This weekend many people celebrated Labor Day with a sweet day off work and some time with friends and family. Some chose to escape the heat and rive up north or out west to California, and other just had