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Category: Drunk Driving

Can You Really Get a DUI for Sleeping in Your Car While Intoxicated in Phoenix?

Posted on June 15, 2019 in Drunk Driving,DUI

$44 billion are spent on average every year in alcohol-related traffic accidents. Driving while intoxicated or under the influence results in a DUI in every state, but what if you never actually drive the vehicle? In several states you can get a DUI for sitting in a parked car while intoxicated. This truth surprises many…
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Can You Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

Posted on February 26, 2019 in Drunk Driving

The police rely on field sobriety tests to identify and arrest impaired drivers, but it is vital for drivers to know their rights when it comes to a field sobriety test. It is also important to know the difference between a field sobriety test and a chemical test such as a breathalyzer. While you may…
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When Is Drunk Driving a Felony in Phoenix, AZ?

Posted on March 16, 2018 in Drunk Driving

Arizona has some of the strictest DUI laws in the country, and, if you find yourself on the other side of the law, you need help from an experienced Phoenix DUI attorney since Arizona is a zero-tolerance state. This means that arresting a driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) under .08 is legal if…
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How Does a DUI Impact Your Employment?

Posted on February 21, 2018 in Drunk Driving

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime that can not only cause serious injury and death to one’s self, but to others on the road. Aside from the direct impacts that can occur at the scene of an accident, DUI’s can impact one’s life for years to come.  From economic repercussions, to jail time…
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How a DUI Could Affect Your International Travel Plans

Posted on June 12, 2017 in Crime,Drunk Driving

If you plan to travel abroad and you have been arrested and/or convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the United States, you should be aware that your criminal history can create unexpected problems, beyond what you may have imagined. Every country has its own regulations, which differ widely from country to country, not…
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How to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents During Summertime

Posted on June 12, 2017 in Drunk Driving

It’s summertime when friends and neighbors enjoy celebrations, parties, backyard barbecues, and get-togethers of all kinds. And very often, they include alcohol. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a cold beer on a hot day? Unfortunately, amidst the fun, Memorial Day through Labor Day holidays typically see the highest number of traffic fatalities compared to any…
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How Do Police Officers Detect a DUI?

Posted on March 30, 2017 in Crime,Drunk Driving,Traffic Violations

Maybe you were hanging out with friends or catching the last of the big game at your local bar, and you had one too many. You don’t feel “drunk,” and think you can make it home safely. Unfortunately, driving “buzzed” and driving drunk is the same thing in the eyes of the law. Before you…
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Arizona Teen Drunk Driving – Punishments and Unique Details

Posted on February 23, 2017 in Drunk Driving

Driving under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol is incredibly dangerous, and DUI laws exist to deter drivers from operating their vehicles while intoxicated. Many motorists still choose to drive under the influence, and a disproportionate number of DUI-related fatalities are caused by drivers younger than 21. The standards for legal alcohol consumption are…
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Factors That Determine a Drunk Driving Settlement

Posted on November 8, 2016 in Drunk Driving

Drunk driving is a serious issue. Every year, thousands of people die due to drunk driving, and these incidents cost the United States upwards of $130 billion each year. When people drive under the influence of alcohol, they put every other motorist and passenger on the road around them at grave risk. If you’ve been…
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Phoenix, AZ DUI Laws: Distracted Driving vs. Drunk Driving

Posted on May 31, 2016 in Crime,Drunk Driving,Traffic Violations

Driving a car is an immense responsibility – a fact many drivers don’t appreciate until they’re involved in an accident. Arizona is working hard to mitigate two problems – driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs and driving while distracted. These actions lead to thousands of fatal accidents every year, and both have…
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