Tag Archives: AZ DUI Myths

DUI Myth of the Month – The Curious Case of Marijuana DUI

In Arizona, you can be convicted of a DUI if driving while a drug is in your system. For prescription drugs, there is a defense to DUI if the driver has a drug in his or her system but was … Continue reading

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October DUI Myth of the Month – Arrested for DUI? I thought I Passed the Tests!

Prior to making a DUI arrest, a police officer will ask the subject to perform a series of field sobriety tests unless there is a legitimate concern for the subject’s safety. The primary tests are: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (eye test), … Continue reading

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September DUI Myth of the Month – I Wasn’t Even Driving!

Although DUI typically stands for Driving Under the Influence, a defendant does not actually need to be driving to be found guilty of a DUI! Arizona law prohibits driving or being in actual physical control while under the influence of … Continue reading

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AZ DUI Law Myth of the Month – The “legal limit” of .08

Many people have heard a .08 blood alcohol level referred to as the “legal limit” in Arizona. As a result, a lot of people think that so long as their blood alcohol level is below a .08, they are “legal” … Continue reading

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