Category: DUI

Drunk driving accidents around the holidays are more common than you may think, follow these tips from Arizona car accident lawyers at Mushkatel Robbins and Becker PLLC to keep your family safe

As attorneys who work closely with the victims of car accidents in Phoenix and throughout Arizona, we urge drivers to be safe this holiday season. After all, this should be a time for celebration with family and friends and not a time to be dealing with the serious and often tragic…

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Drunk driving laws were put in place to protect those traveling on our streets, roads and highways from the dangers of intoxicated drivers. The law also protects your rights – but how? Obviously, driving while heavily intoxicated endangers other motorists. No matter how much legislation is passed or penalties increased, cases…

dui test

The Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) includes three separate tests. They are typically administered after a person has been pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The purpose of the tests is to reveal clues that a police officer can use to determine whether the driver of…

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The breath-testing machines used by Arizona police officers to test drivers for alcohol go by several different brand names, including Breathalyzer and Datamaster. Each device operates similarly. The machine uses a sample of a driver’s breath to test blood alcohol concentration (BAC). A breath sample may be used because as…

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Arizona, like many states, has several laws that prohibit driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or other drugs. Among Arizona’s DUI laws is a law prohibiting driving while under the “extreme influence” of alcohol. Experienced Arizona criminal defense attorneys pay careful attention to all Arizona’s DUI laws in order to provide the…

Several years ago, Arizona passed a law that allows some persons arrested or convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) to regain limited driving privileges. Since the rules can be complex, experienced Arizona DUI defense attorneys study them carefully to ensure each client knows his or her options. One…

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The holidays mean parties and other events to a lot of people, but holidays also come with increased driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) police patrols and sobriety checkpoints, which lead to an increased chance of a DUI arrest or charge. Even an arrest on suspicion of drunk driving carries consequences,…

The Pima County Sheriff’s Office recently received a $180,000 grant from the Arizona Office of Highway Safety. The money will be used to “crack down” on suspected cases of driving under the influence (DUI) in the county, according to officials. Some of the money is earmarked for programs that are already in…