If you are like me, the idea of a chili dog is both exciting and terrifying. I would have difficulty arguing with someone who took the position that a chili dog is not the most delicious food ever invented. However, thanks to acid reflux, the chalky taste of the Tums I need to take afterwards tends to put a damper on that culinary indulgence.
Our last posts in this series (post 1, post 2, post 3) detailed three of the five different first offense DUI statutes (or laws) that you can be charged with in Arizona. While those penalties can seem robust, the next two are by far the most severe.
As you can see from our last two blog posts, a first offense DUI in Arizona can be pretty bad. In our first blog in this series, we covered the 'catch all' charge under A.R.S. Section 28-1381(A)(1). In the second, we covered the one most people have heard of: A.R.S. Section 28-1381 (A)(2)- Blood Alcohol Content BAC .08 or above.
So you're starting to get the picture- a first offense DUI can be pretty bad. In fact, you can be charged with up to five different statutes. In the last blog post, we covered the 'catch all' charge under A.R.S. Section 28-1381(A)(1). Now that I've got your attention, the second is the one you've probably heard of...
Most people wonder how bad it can be when they get a first offense DUI in Arizona. However, DUI laws in Arizona are known to be the strictest (by far) in the United States. As a result, most people are shocked to realize that a first offense can be pretty bad.