drunk driving

Report: Phoenix Cop has History of Arresting Sober Drivers for DUI

By The Nolan Law Firm | Dec 18, 2019

Because so much of television news is fluff, it is a pleasure to point out a recent investigative report by Phoenix’s KNXV-TV. The ABC affiliate recently aired a report on Phoenix police officer David Morris, a certified drug recognition expert. About the Investigative Report According to the report, Morris’s expertise is in some doubt after…

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How Accurate are “Breathalyzers”?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 16, 2019

Arizona has some of the nation’s strictest drunk driving laws, and if authorities charge you with drunk driving and that charge leads to a conviction, you can expect to face a wide range of potentially life-altering penalties. Often, whether your driving under the influence charge ultimately winds up leading to a conviction will depend, at…

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When is a DUI a Felony in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Aug 13, 2019

In most cases, a conviction for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Arizona counts as a misdemeanor. However, there are certain types of DUI behavior that the state considers felonies. These violations are also known as “aggravated DUI” behaviors. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety provides clear information on the state’s DUI…

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Possible DUI Consequences in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Aug 3, 2019

If you occasionally drink while socializing with your friends, you are not different from many other people in Arizona. However, making the decision to get behind the wheel after even have a couple of drinks can have devastating consequences. Expensive Fines and Fees A DUI charge can be expensive. The base fine is $250 for a…

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Understanding Ignition Interlock Devices in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Apr 10, 2019

Despite the police force’s best efforts, many Arizona residents continue to drink and drive. In fact, some evidence suggests that more people than ever before drive while drunk. Over the most recent St. Patrick’s Day weekend, police arrested 366 people for DUI, which was a slight increase from the same weekend last year. Upon arrest, drivers…

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What Are the Consequences for Evading Police to Avoid a DUI?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Sep 23, 2018

Arizona police have really cracked down in recent years on people who decide to operate a vehicle while intoxicated. 2017 saw tens of thousands more people pulled over, but luckily, the total number of DUI arrests only increased a little bit. This proves that more people have decided to avoid driving after a night of…

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Arizona’s Boating DUI Laws

By The Nolan Law Firm | Jun 13, 2012

Each summer thousands of boaters take to the local waters for some much-needed relief from the scorching Arizona temperatures. Before you take to the lakes in your watercraft this summer, there are a few things you should know about Arizona’s boating DUI laws. Arizona’s Boating DUI Law First and foremost, it is illegal to operate…

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