Criminal Traffic Violations in Arizona

Criminal traffic violations are among the most dangerous driving offenses an individual can commit in the state of Arizona.

As a result, the penalties and consequences of an Arizona criminal traffic violation can be quite serious.

Examples of criminal traffic violations include:

  • Reckless Driving
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Failing to Stop at an Accident Scene
  • Racing on an Arizona Highway
  • DUI (Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor)
  • DWI (Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or more within two hours of driving)
  • Extreme DWI (Driving with a BAC of 0.15% or greater within two hours of driving)
  • Super Extreme DUI (Driving with a BAC of 0.20% or greater within two hours of driving)

The punishments for a criminal traffic violation range from a misdemeanor to felonies that can require lengthy amounts of jail time.

In addition to jail time, a criminal traffic violation can lead to:

  • A criminal record
  • Severe fines
  • License suspension
  • Mandatory use of an ignition interlock device

Given the severity of a criminal traffic violation, Arizona drivers who are charged with such violations should reach out to an Arizona traffic violation lawyer who protects a driver’s legal rights.

An Arizona Criminal Traffic Violation Attorney will review the case and evidence associated with the alleged violation before working to have your charges reduced or dismissed. Contact us today.

Sources:

http://www.mohavecourts.com/criminalmain/criminaltraffic.htm

https://www.azleg.gov/ars/28/01382.htm

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