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  • What to do when at the police station after a DUI arrest in Phoenix Arizona

    First things first, if you are arrested for DUI: 1) Be polite to the officer at all times, 2) Provide your license, registration and insurance, 3) If you are asked to step out of the vehicle comply, 4) If an officer asks if you have been drinking invoke your 5th Amendment Right...

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  • Arizona DUI: What is impaired to the slightest degree?

    When most of us think about DUI, we think about being over the legal limit of a .08% BAC. What few people know is that when you are arrested for DUI in Phoenix, Arizona, you are always charged twice. The other charge falls under Arizona Revised Statute 28-1381(a)(1) which says if...

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  • Arizona DUI: What do police officers look for when searching for drunk drivers?

    The police look for approximately 20 different signs of impaired driving in addition to many other civil driving infractions when patrolling for drunk drivers. Many police officers sit in bar parking lots. They know people leaving the bar are intoxicated, but they cannot just pul...

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  • Arizona DUI: What do police officers look for when searching for drunk drivers?

    The police look for approximately 20 different signs of impaired driving in addition to many other civil driving infractions when patrolling for drunk drivers. Many police officers sit in bar parking lots. They know people leaving the bar are intoxicated, but they cannot just pul...

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  • Phoenix Arizona DUI: What is Impaired to the slightest degree?

    When most of us think about DUI, we think about being over the legal limit of a .08% BAC. What few people know is that when you are arrested for DUI in Phoenix, Arizona, you are always charged twice. The other charge falls under Arizona Revised Statute 28-1381(a)(1) which says if...

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  • In AZ Do I need to get the Ingnition Interlock Device if I decide not to drive for the full sentence

    You will have to install the interlock if you ever want to have you license completely reinstated.As part of a DUI plea or conviction you will have to install the ignition interlock for a period of one year (if first DUI, longer if 2nd). However, beginning January 1, 2012 that pe...

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  • What are the penalties for a DUI conviction in Arizona?

    1st Time MisdemeanorDriving Under the Influence(under .15 BAC) Minimum jail 10 days jail, but 9 may be suspended Maximum Jail 6 months Fines: $250 Fine$210 Surcharge$500 Prison Fund$500 Public Safety Equip. Fund$20 Time Pay Fee$20 Probation Fee 90 day License Suspension Possi...

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  • What is going to happen if I am charged with a misdemeanor in Arizona?

    n Arizona, there are 3 levels of misdemeanor crimes: Class 1 misdemeanor- A class 1 misdemeanor is the most serious misdemeanor offense and is punishable by up to 6 months in jail, 3 years of probation (5 years maximum probation for DUI offenses) and a $2,500 fine plus surcharge...

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  • Can I get a DUI if I have a drink at dinner?

    Yes, it is possible. Whenever I am at a restaurant in our lovely neighborhood I sit around and look at all the moms, dads, and professionals having a cocktail with their dinner. Most of these people drive home thinking they are just fine after one or two drinks. That is not the c...

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  • Arizona DUI: Can I get a DUI for Sleeping in My Car?

    Yes, it is possible. In Arizona there are numerous ways one can be convicted of DUI. One way you can be convicted is for being in actual physical control of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The issue of being in acual physical control is for a jury to decide, and t...

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