Think you can't be charged with a DUI if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is below .08? Think again, pursuant to A.R.S 13-1381, the State can charge a regular, non-extreme DUI two separate ways. The first way is if your BAC is above a .08, or the alternative way is if you were impaired to the slightest degree by alcohol or drugs, you can be convicted of a DUI.
As discussed in our last blog post, there are many different types of penalties that one would receive if convicted of a misdemeanor DUI charge in Arizona. Starting in this post, we will begin to break down the minimum penalties for the 5 types of misdemeanor DUI convictions in Arizona.