Determining your blood alcohol concentration is often an integral part of any investigation into allegations of driving under the influence. There are a number of ways in which this can be measured, as is explained in this article. Various samples from your body can be used to obtain your BAC, including the following:
The big number this year for DUI arrests in Arizona during St. Patrick's Day festivities -- a four-day period, according to law enforcement -- is 413. That number is up by 49, compared to last year. One thing that remains to be seen is the number of accused individuals who are actually convicted.
You might recall that in August, a Superior Court judge threw out blood-sample evidence in 11 Scottsdale DUI cases. The judge believed the laboratory's blood-testing equipment was not reliable in those cases.