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Zero-tolerance laws apply in Arizona

Many drivers in Arizona will have been pulled over at some point for one reason or another, or investigated following their involvement in an accident. If this has happened to you, you will already be aware that this can involve an investigation into whether you were under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident. If your blood alcohol concentration is found to be at or above the legal limit of 0.08 percent, you could find yourself faced with drunk driving charges.

What are Arizona's drunk driving penalties?

If you are charged in connection with a suspected DUI offense, there are a number of factors that affect how serious those charges and their potential penalties may be. Whatever the case, any form of criminal charge can look bad and cause you problems in your home and professional life. It is important to know your rights and remember that you are deemed to be innocent unless proven guilty.

Arizona driver arrested for DUI after car chase

If you are spotted or reported driving irresponsibly, there is a chance that you will be pulled over and investigated for drunk driving. Although this may be an alarming prospect, cooperation can be beneficial in the long run. Even so, in most cases you are not obliged to submit to a breath test or field sobriety tests if you are worried they may falsely incriminate you. However, refusing these tests can result in the revocation of your license.

237 arrested in Tempe crackdown, 67 for DUI

In our last post, we wrote about the death of an 18-year-old Arizona State University student in Tempe and the local police response to that incident. Specifically, authorities in Tempe vowed that they would crack down on enforcement of underage drinking, DUI and other alcohol-related laws.

Tempe authorities to crack down on DUI, other alcohol laws

After the death of an 18-year-old Arizona State University student in Tempe last weekend, authorities there are reportedly planning to crack down on alcohol-related laws. The accident reportedly occurred at an apartment complex near the university’s campus. The student in question apparently fell from the balcony of an apartment where a party was being hosted by a local fraternity.

Drugged driving: Even a little dab'll do ya - do ya in, that is

If you've been following all the snow storms and winter weather plaguing other states, you know it's time to getyour guest room ready. Our moderate temperatures in Phoenix will certainly beckon even reluctant snowbirds. But how to entertain them after you've shown off all that the city has to offer? If the weather holds and gas is cheap, you could drive to Four Corners, where you and your visitors can set foot in a state that has legalized recreational marijuana.

New Year's Eve DUI patrols ready to roll across Arizona

It's almost time to ring out 2013 and ring in 2014. There are many traditions to be observed tomorrow night, but one ritual we should all try to avoid is the traditional rounding up of people in Scottsdale and across Arizona who are suspected of driving under the influence.

Scottsdale man to serve 10 days for DUI conviction

The penalties for a DUI conviction in Arizona are serious. Depending on the particular circumstances of the case, a person accused of drunk driving could be facing a misdemeanor or a felony charge. In any case, a conviction can have negative effects on your freedom, your driving privileges, your employment, your finances and even your reputation in the community.

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