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Arizona Dram Shop Laws

What is a Dram Shop? Not many people know what dram shop laws are or whom they are meant to help. Dram shop is a term that refers to a bar or tavern originating in England where they would sell small amounts of alcohol called a dram. Dram shop laws have been enacted in order […]

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Your Rights At A Sobriety Checkpoint

Arizona and Sobriety Checkpoint Rights In more than 38 states, sobriety checkpoints have become a part of DUI enforcement as allowed by law. Sobriety checkpoints are locations where law enforcement officers are stationed to check drivers for signs of intoxication or impairment. In Arizona, a sobriety checkpoint can be held in various areas at least […]

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Photo Radar Enforcement Laws in Arizona

Photo Radar Enforcement in Arizona Following Arizona law, photo enforcement systems must be clearly marked in the view of motorists. Failure to properly warn motorists can often lead to a driver being acquitted from an unjust ticket. In order for a photo radar ticket to be justified, the following laws must be followed: There must […]

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What To Do If You Are Stopped For A DUI

Stopped For A DUI? Being investigated for a DUI can be a frightening experience. Not everyone knows what to expect or what they should and should not consent to do during the investigation. Here is some helpful information about DUI investigations in Arizona if you happened to be stopped for a DUI. Ask to Speak […]

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How Effective Are Personal Breathalyzers?

Are Personal Breathalyzers Effective? An average of 900,000 drivers are arrested annually on DUI charges. Personal breathalyzers are a tool designed to notify drivers when they are too intoxicated to legally get behind the wheel. However, can you rely on your personal breathalyzer to tell you when you are or are not eligible to be […]

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Liquor Laws Regarding Minors in Arizona

Arizona Liquor Laws and Minors With the establishment of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act of 1984, the legal drinking age at which any individual is allowed to purchase and consume alcohol in any of the 50 United States is 21. However, individual states still retain some jurisdiction regarding the consumption of alcohol in private […]

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What Is an Aggravated DUI?

Aggravated DUI in Arizona Driving under the influence, or DUI, refers to operating a vehicle when your blood alcohol level is above the legal limit. An aggravated DUI, also called a “felony DUI” or “extreme DUI,” is a more serious DUI charge that may arise under certain circumstances. Keep reading to find out more about […]

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A Look at Arizona Misdemeanor DUI Violations

Arizona Misdemeanor DUI Violations Over the past few decades, many states—including Arizona—have developed stringent laws regarding DUI charges and punishments. A misdemeanor is a type of crime that typically carries a punishment that may include up to year of jail time, a fine, required community service, or a probationary period. In the state of Arizona, […]

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