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DUI & Your CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)

Arizona interstates are teeming with commercial drivers, including many commercial drivers from out of state. When you drive for a living, a DUI charge can be devastating. If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), Arizona (like every other state) holds you to a much higher standard when it comes to safety and Arizona DUI…

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If Your Car Was Impounded After A DUI…

Car towed for police impound

If your car was impounded by the police, you’re probably trying to figure out how to get your car out of impound as soon as possible. One of the many inconvenient things about being charged with driving under the influence in Arizona is that police can impound your car. In other words, they can have…

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Road Rage & Aggressive Driving in Arizona

Arizona Aggressive Driving

Arizonans do a lot of driving and traffic here can get pretty bad, especially during rush hour. We have a unique mixture of college age drivers, elderly drivers, and out-of-state drivers. This can lead to frustration. Road rage type incidents seem to be getting more common here in Tucson. In Arizona, Aggressive Driving is usually…

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Arizona Hit And Run Charges

Tucson hit and run accident scene

Hit and run charges, also known as leaving the scene of an accident, can occur when you fail to stop after getting into a car accident. It seems like a lot of these cases have been in the news lately and some of them are pretty egregious — like the woman who hit a pedestrian…

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In Arizona, Reckless Driving Has Serious Penalties

Reckless driving in Arizona

Reckless driving is not just a civil traffic offense in Arizona, it is a crime that can carry a mandatory jail sentence and result in the suspension of your driver’s license. Although a reckless driving conviction may be preferable to a DUI conviction in many cases, the Arizona MVD considers it an 8-point violation — the…

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More Arizona Marijuana DUI Law Changes

Arizona Marijuana DUI law changes

Arizona marijuana DUI charges have always been difficult to defend because the law basically says a person is guilty if they have marijuana or any of its metabolites in their blood within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle. The Arizona marijuana DUI law does not require that the…

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Doctors Charged with DUI

MD License and DUI

One of the many possible “collateral consequences” of a DUI charge in Arizona is its effect on employment. For Arizona doctors, who must be licensed by the Arizona Medical Board, a DUI charge can be particularly troublesome. Arizona Medical Board In Arizona, doctors charged with DUI will not only have to deal with the court,…

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