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The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test

What is the Horizontal Gaze Test? The horizontal gaze nystagmus test is one of the three standardized field sobriety tests used by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration to identify possible drunk drivers. This test has been studied to be the most accurate of the three, with a 77 percent accuracy rating in detecting […]

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Vehicular Homicide in Arizona

Arizona and Vehicular Homicide Many states have specific laws for homicides involving a vehicle, and there is usually a separate set of regulations and penalties for vehicular homicide. Vehicular manslaughter is defined as a crime that causes the death of a human being due to illegal driving of an automobile, including gross negligence, drunk driving, […]

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Traces Of Week Old Marijuana Could Land You A DUI

Prosecutors in one Arizona county argued on Tuesday that people who smoked marijuana days or even weeks earlier could be charged with driving under the influence of drugs. Deputy Maricopa County Attorney Susan Luder argued before the Arizona Supreme Court that the county had acted properly in charging a man with for driving under the […]

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Expect More DUI Checkpoints This Holiday Season

The holidays are supposed to allow you time to spend with family and friends, creating memories and eating delicious food. Getting a DUI and being slapped with court fees and jail time more than likely isn’t the way you’d want to spend your holiday season. Beginning at the end of November, DUI sobriety checkpoints and […]

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Alternative DUI Punishments

Arizona and Alternative DUI Punishments When you have a reputable, experience DUI attorney on your side, it is possible to make negotiations in your DUI case for alternative punishments instead of jail time. Often this goes hand-in-hand with a plea agreement. Some alternatives to mandatory, full jail time sentences can include: Work Release Work release […]

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Getting A DUI When Visiting Arizona

How to Handle a DUI When Visiting Arizona If you live in Arizona, you more than likely are aware of the strict penalties that the state holds for those that are convicted of a DUI. But what happens to a person that receives a DUI when visiting Arizona? If you are an Arizona resident and […]

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