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Category: Traffic Violations

What Can I do if I Hit a Cyclist With my Car?

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Traffic Violations

Bicycling continues to increase in popularity as a recreational activity and an inexpensive form of travel for commuting through town. More bicyclists mean more bicycles on the road, which means motorists must share the road with bicycles. Bicycles have the same rights and responsibilities on the road as motorists. If you hit a cyclist with…
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What Are the Repercussions for Speeding in a School Zone?

Posted on July 17, 2017 in Crime,Traffic Violations

School zones have strict rules for a reason. They protect young children and teens – society’s most vulnerable populations. Every year, thousands of students unknowingly put their lives at risk when they walk on sidewalks and crosswalks in Phoenix. It only takes one moment of driver distraction, carelessness, or negligence to cause serious injury or…
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How Does a Criminal Traffic Violation Differ from a Traffic Infraction?

Posted on June 12, 2017 in Crime,Traffic Violations

Traffic Infractions A majority of traffic tickets are simply infractions—that is, minor violations of traffic laws or certain mechanical problems that don’t necessarily pose an immediate danger to others. Examples of infractions include: Tailgating Driving through a stop sign Driving above the posted speed limit A non-functioning light or turn signal An infraction is a…
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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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Driving on Ambien: Legality

Posted on June 21, 2016 in Drugs,DUI,Traffic Violations

We all know that driving under the influence is against the law. Drinking and using illicit drugs and driving leads to deaths and injuries each year. What’s less clear, however, is whether driving while taking certain prescription drugs is illegal. Thousands of Americans fight with insomnia each year. Lack of sleep can affect our work…
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Debunking Traffic Ticket Myths

Posted on June 17, 2016 in Traffic Violations

Nothing puts a damper on a good day like a traffic ticket. Whether you think the ticket is justified or not, these little scraps of paper eat your hard-earned cash and may put a ding on your driving record. What’s fact, and what’s fiction in regard to getting out of a ticket? We debunk some…
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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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How to Effectively Negotiate a Traffic Violation After Being Pulled Over

Posted on February 23, 2016 in Traffic Violations

It is estimated that Americans pay billions of dollars each year on traffic violations. Receiving these tickets can be daunting and frustrating because due to their time consumption. However, we often hear stories about our friends and family who always get out of tickets. Some people have all the luck – or so it seems. They…
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