What Makes a DUI a Felony in Arizona

Felony criminal charges are always more serious than a misdemeanor arrest. While there are other instances when you could be charged, there are four primary reasons for being charged with felony DUI in Arizona.
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An Overview of DUI Laws and Medical Marijuana Cards

In 2016, Arizona citizens voted against legalizing marijuana for recreational use. However, Arizona does allow qualified patients to obtain marijuana for medical use. Despite medical authorization, users of medical marijuana can still be stopped for impaired driving and face the administrative and criminal consequences of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or a metabolite of a drug.
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Arizona Car Accident Statistics

Car Accident and Injury Factors The majority of automobile accidents are caused by driver error. A tendency to speed and drive aggressively leads to more accidents, and more car accidents in Arizona are caused by drivers not driving appropriately for the road or weather conditions than any other violation. Accidents are a result of drivers driving too fast for the road condition than any other driving violation. There are additional contributory factors to motor vehicle accidents unrelated to the driver, such as road design flaws. A common non-driver cause of motor vehicle accidents is a stuck gas accelerator. A car with a tendency to roll when driving can also lead to a crash, even if the driver is driving at the appropriate speed.
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How to get a Marijuana D.U.I. charge dismissed in Arizona… Part 1

As everyone knows, a D.U.I. may involve driving under the influence of substances other than alcohol. Also, there are a substantial number of D.U.I. cases were the driver has consumed alcohol and a proscribed drug or where the individual has only consumed a proscribed drug such as Marijuana. In Phoenix, its surrounding cities as well as the entire State of Arizona, Police Officers and Highway Patrol Officers are constantly pulling people over and charging them with D.U.I.’s. This article addresses the situation where you have been charged with driving under the influence of a Metabolite of Marijuana. If this happens to you, please consult an experienced Arizona D.U.I. attorney. Under Arizona Revised Statute § 28-1381(A)(3) it is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle in this state while there is any drug defined in § 13-3401, or its metabolite in the persons body.” A.R.S. § 28-1381(A)(3). The only drug defined in A.R.S. § 13-3401 that relates to Marijuana is “tetrahydrocannabinol” which is more commonly known as THC. See A.R.S. § 13-3401(4)(b).
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What You Need to Know About DUIs in Phoenix and Arizona

When someone gets arrested for drunk driving, he or she will be facing several consequences once convicted. That person’s finances, liberty, and driving freedoms are going to take a hit. The consequences, however, will vary depending on the type of DUI charge filed against that person.
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What Charges Can You Get For Drunk Driving?

When someone gets arrested for drunk driving, he or she will be facing several consequences once convicted. That person’s finances, liberty, and driving freedoms are going to take a hit. The consequences, however, will vary depending on the type of DUI charge filed against that person.
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