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DUI Accidents

Don’t Drive Drunk in Navajo County

By Breyer Law Offices on February 13, 2014 - Comments off

Arizona DUI AccidentNearly 100 Navajo County drunk driving accidents are reported each year by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), accounting for roughly 10 percent of the total number of accidents reported in the county annually. These accidents frequently lead to injuries and death for the victims and account for a large number of the total auto accident injuries and fatalities reported every year. Accidents involving alcohol in Navajo County lead to injuries for more than 75 individuals, which accounts for around 14 percent of the total car crash-related injuries. Nearly 15 deaths are also reported in these crashes, accounting for nearly 41 percent of the total deaths. Read the rest »

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Avoid an Arizona Drunk Driving Accident this Holiday Season

By Breyer Law Offices on December 19, 2013 - Comments off

It is sad to know that Arizona drunk driving accidents typically occur more frequently during holidays, especially around Christmas and New Years. According to USA Today, 431 people died during Thanksgiving in the US in 2010 because of driving incidents, including accidents involving drunk drivers. This is the time to take extra precautions on the road. Although not all accidents are avoidable, practicing your defensive driving skills and making sure your guests and your family don’t drive drunk can help reduce the number of crashes.

Drive defensively

Practicing defensive driving means being aware of your surroundings at all times; not being distracted by a cellphone, a radio or, other passengers; and obeying all traffic laws. It also means making sure your car is in good working condition and has at least half a tank of gas or more. Wear your seatbelt and make sure all your passengers do too. Read the rest »

 

Arizona Court Rules DUI Law includes Marijuana

By Breyer Law Offices on May 29, 2013 - Comments off

Arizona DUI Marijuana LawAn Arizona court ruling now allows DUI law to include marijuana, according to Fox 10 News. The ruling came February 13, 2013, after the Court of Appeals overturned a lower court judge who wanted to forgo permitting people with no evidence that they are impaired. His argument claimed that the only proof to show impairment is a blood test, which could show chemicals that have remained in the blood system for a month. He argued that the driver could be sober despite the blood test results. However, the Court of Appeals gave permission to interpret the DUI laws broadly, allowing marijuana to be viewed as a “prohibited substance” when it comes to driving.

How to Determine Who is Driving Under the Influence

If you notice a driver steering erratically, stay clear. This includes sudden lane changes, slowing down or speeding up excessively and for no apparent reason, and weaving between lanes. If you are behind the driver, slow down, get out of his lane, and exit whenever safe to do so. Once you’ve exited, stop your car and call authorities. If possible, tell them the make and color of the car, as well as the license plate number. If you are in front of the suspected driver and you can safely exit, do so, and then call authorities. Read the rest »

 

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