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Written by attorney Christopher Michael Doran | Apr 27, 2016

Can I Get Charged with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) if I Wasn’t Even Driving?

To put it simply…yes, yes you can. There are three main elements in all DUI cases in Arizona: 1) Being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, while 2) driving or being in what’s called “actual physical control,” of 3) a motor vehicle. This guide addresses these details of each of these elements.

Additional resources provided by the author

1. Arizona Revised Statute §28-101(35) 2. Revised Arizona Jury Instructions (RAJI) and State v. Zaragoza, 221 Ariz. 49, 209 P.3d. 629 (2009)

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