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Can I Get a DUI for Using My Own Prescription Drugs?

When the average person hears DUI, it is almost a certainty they will assume alcohol was involved. Given that there were 4,941 alcohol-related crashes in 2015 alone, it is understandable that alcohol often takes center stage in the DUI […]

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Getting Through DUI Checkpoints [Infographic]

DUI checkpoints are intended to discourage drunk driving. Here are some important things to keep in mind if you find yourself going through one.

You MUST show your ID and registration.
You MUST step out of the vehicle if […]

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Is DUI a Felony?

 

Is a DUI a felony? As a general rule, no. The majority of DUI offenses in Arizona are classified as misdemeanors, not felonies. However, that is not to say a DUI cannot be a felony. The state of Arizona […]

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Is a DUI a Felony or a Misdemeanor in Arizona? [Infographic]

 

Most standard DUI charges in Arizona are misdemeanors. However, there are circumstances where your charges can be elevated to a felony.

Aggravated DUI

Under ARS 28-1383, a DUI charge is considered aggravated if any of the following is true:

You were […]

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Can I Be Convicted of a DUI for Taking Prescribed Medication?

One of the more unique questions surrounding DUI law is whether or not Arizona drivers can be convicted of a DUI for taking their medication and driving. The short answer is that, yes, Arizonans can be charged and convicted […]

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What Are The Penalties For A DUI In Arizona? [Infographic]

 

A DUI in Arizona is considered a BAC of 0.0% if you are underage, .08% if you are 21 or older, and .04% if you are driving a commercial vehicle. Here are the penalties you face if you are […]

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What Happens if You Get a DUI and You Are Underage?

Arizona has one of the highest rates of underage drinking. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 43.8 percent of Arizona teenagers drink alcohol. Teenagers not only drink, but they are also just starting to maneuver the […]

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Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint [Video]

There are often multiple DUI checkpoints set up to discourage drunk driving. Here are some important things to keep in mind before you come across one this season.

You are required to show your ID and registration.

You must step out […]

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When is it Safe to Drive After Drinking?

In Arizona, driving under the influence of alcohol or drug is a crime. As such, those who are found guilty of driving under the influence face dui charges such as monetary fines, license suspension or revocation, jail time, drug or […]

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What DUI Defenses Are There?

When it comes to driving under the influence (DUI), Arizona has one of the strictest laws in the country. The consequences of driving under the influence are governed by Title 28 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. To be found […]

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By |April 10th, 2015|dui dwi|Comments Off on What DUI Defenses Are There?