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Category: Traffic Violations

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 death.

Arizona School Zone Rules

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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 ... Read more

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 get behind the wheel, know how the police detect a DUI, how they charge drunk drivers, and what kind of punis... Read more

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 performance and our relationships with loved ones. To hel... Read more

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 common traf... Read more