Memorial Day DUI in Arizona Could Cost You, So Here’s What to Do

Memorial Day DUI in Arizona Could Cost You, So Here’s What to Do

Memorial Day is a significant holiday for most. Whether people are out enjoying the day on a lake or river, taking a much needed long weekend to go camping, or mourning the loss of a fallen soldier, most people spend this day enjoying a drink or two. Those who choose to observe this day may take their adventures with alcohol to a different level by drinking excessively. By doing so, many could end up with DUIs or could be victims of DUI related incidents on the road. No one wants a Memorial Day DUI and yet it happens to even...

If You’re Partying for Cinco de Mayo in Arizona, Read this First

If You’re Partying for Cinco de Mayo in Arizona, Read this First

Cinco de Mayo. One of America’s favorite days to party. Like many of the other holidays in America, St. Patrick’s Day, for instance, have become the days to throw epic drinking parties that leave people hungover for a day or more. While these parties are indeed fun and as previously mentioned, epic, drinking too many margaritas and cervezas can also attract negative consequences that could cause serious harm. The Cinco de Mayo Stats According to Forbes, in 2016 $2.9 million dollars were spent on margaritas during Cinco de Mayo, 947 million liters of Corona Extras are consumed, and 127 million...

What You Should Know About Arizona’s New Texting and Driving Law

What You Should Know About Arizona’s New Texting and Driving Law

In the last week, Arizona has moved forward with banning the use of cellphones while driving. The bill, which went statewide, was signed by Governor Doug Ducey on April 22nd. While this bill has been signed recently, people will not start being ticketed until January 1, 2021. By delaying issuing fines for this new bill, they are hoping residents will take the time to learn the new law. While this is a statewide ban, there are several cities that enacted some form of text and driving prohibitions to keep people safe on the road. Some of these cities include Phoenix,...

St. Patrick’s Day Party Lead To a DUI? Here’s What to do Next

St. Patrick’s Day Party Lead To a DUI? Here’s What to do Next

It’s that time of year for the much loved and anticipated St. Patrick’s Day party and the fourth most enjoyed holiday for drinking in the country. While everyone is enjoying their evening drinking their green beer and enjoying plates of corn beef and cabbage, some will not be as fortunate with their luck the day after the party ends. Some people will go home with a DUI. To learn more about DUIs, go here. St. Patrick’s Day DUI Statistics Over 32 million people claim to be of Irish descent in the United States and every year, 29% of the American...

Quitting Alcohol Consumption During Spring Break & What It Will Cost You

Quitting Alcohol Consumption During Spring Break & What It Will Cost You

Every year, students around the nation enjoy the adventured and the wild nature of Spring Break. They will indulge in a week long party whether that be back in their hometown, in a tropical destination, or simply at home. But not everyone is of age when it comes to enjoying spring break and quitting alcohol consumption is not always the first choice. Not everyone is engaging in the legal fun they should be, and many are paying the price for their decisions. Traffic incidents will spike between the months of February and April because of springs break and many of...

Case Stages for Felony Charges in Arizona

Nearly all crimes in Arizona are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. Misdemeanors are punishable by up to 6 months in jail, while Felonies can result in much more serious charges. If convicted of a felony, a person can be sentenced from between 365 days to life in a state prison. Even the death penalty can be imposed for certain murders. Some examples of felonies are residential burglary, certain thefts, drug crimes, sexual assault or homicide. The step-by-step stages used in Arizona’s felony courtrooms can be confusing to a first offender. The process has been put in place to assure...