Why it makes sense to fight an Arizona speeding ticket

Whether you were going 5 or 15 miles per hour (mph) over the posted speed limit, if you got caught by the police, you likely felt resigned to the fact that you would receive a citation for violating the law. People speed because they want to follow the flow traffic, because they didn’t leave early enough to get to their destination on time or simplyContinue reading

Are you accused of having a disregard for safety on the roads?

You were on the way to your girlfriend’s house and had to take the highway. You were late for an important date with her, so you sped faster than you should have. That in itself wasn’t so bad, but you were also weaving in and out of traffic, honking at people who were in the way and generally trying to get to where you wantedContinue reading

Protect yourself against these common traffic violations

Even if you consider yourself a safe driver, you still may be likely to violate the law every now and again. For example, the speed limit is 70 mph, but you have been known to push the limit and go 75. Understanding the most common traffic violations can help keep you safe, as you’ll have a clearer idea of what police are watching for. HereContinue reading

Holding your phone while driving is illegal

You have probably seen Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about the dangers of texting and driving. If you’re a young driver who just went through training, your instructor likely spent a lot of time explaining how many deadly accidents distraction causes every year. Regardless of your age, you have likely seen news stories about some of these crashes. The thing to remember is that, in Arizona,Continue reading

How to reduce the chances of a ticket during a traffic stop

If you’re being completely candid with yourself, you know that you were speeding — or might have been. You were following along with the flow of traffic, however, so you didn’t expect to get pulled over until those red and blue lights were flashing in your rearview mirror. Even though your stomach is sinking, try to remember that not every traffic stop (even for speeding)Continue reading