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What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

Of the more than 100,000 crashes that occur in Arizona every year, many of these accidents will result in serious harm or death. Many of the accidents occur because a driver commits a moving violation. For this reason, Arizona has a statute [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, criminal- defense|Comments Off on What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

How Can a Civil Ticket Impact Me If I Have a CDL?

A civil ticket is not a matter that commercial drivers should take lightly. If the traffic offense is serious enough, drivers run the risk of losing their commercial driver's license (CDL). For the most serious offenses, drivers can even have [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on How Can a Civil Ticket Impact Me If I Have a CDL?

Dealing With Out-Of-State Traffic Tickets [Infographic]

  If you were given a speeding ticket, or other traffic ticket, while traveling through Arizona, here are some important things you need to know: Your home state will likely be notified, but they may not apply the violation to [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, Infographic|Comments Off on Dealing With Out-Of-State Traffic Tickets [Infographic]

Are Speed Traps Legal in Arizona?

For plenty of Arizonans who are pulled over for speeding, they may find themselves wondering whether the police officer in question appeared out of thin air. No, police officers do not have magic powers, but they do use speed traps [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on Are Speed Traps Legal in Arizona?

What can I do About a Photo Radar Ticket? [Infographic]

Nobody likes a traffic ticket, especially when they come from the flashing light of a traffic camera. Here’s what you need to know about photo radar tickets in Arizona. Can You Ignore it? Mailing a traffic ticket resulting from a [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, Infographic|Comments Off on What can I do About a Photo Radar Ticket? [Infographic]

What Is Exhibition of Speed

While driving over the speed limit runs the risk of receiving a speeding ticket, there is a big difference for an ordinary speeding violation and an exhibition of speed. The notion of exhibition of speed is a reference to Arizona [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Civil and Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on What Is Exhibition of Speed

What to Say to Police at a Traffic Stop in Arizona [Infographic]

  Getting pulled over is a stressful situation. No one likes to receive a traffic ticket, but it’s much worse if the police find probable cause to search or detain you for other crimes. Here are some responses to common [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|Civil and Criminal Traffic, Infographic|Comments Off on What to Say to Police at a Traffic Stop in Arizona [Infographic]

What Does a Criminal Traffic Ticket in Arizona Mean? [Infographic]

Most criminal traffic tickets in Arizona are paired with misdemeanor charges.  Criminal traffic violations mean that you are not eligible for defensive driving school and that you will have to make a court appearance. Here’s a list of what could [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Civil and Criminal Traffic, Infographic|Comments Off on What Does a Criminal Traffic Ticket in Arizona Mean? [Infographic]

Traffic Violation Penalties for Minors in Arizona

The state of Arizona, like most states, recognizes 18 years of age as the so-called "age of majority". Prior to turning 18, Arizonans are considered minors. Minors in Arizona between the ages of 16 and 18 are legally permitted to [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Civil and Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on Traffic Violation Penalties for Minors in Arizona

What Traffic Crimes Will Make Me Lose My Arizona License?

An Arizona driver may lose their license in one of two ways. First, a driver may lose their license if they are assessed enough points against their permanent driving record by Arizona's Motor Vehicle Division (MVD). Second, some driving crimes [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|Civil and Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on What Traffic Crimes Will Make Me Lose My Arizona License?