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How to get a traffic violation dismissed in Arizona

Traffic tickets are handed out every day, and it’s never fun to be on the receiving end of one. It can be especially frustrating when you don’t think you deserved the ticket. Even one ticket can have negative consequences. Each traffic violation in Arizona has a two-, three-, four- or six-point value. Not only do these points look bad on your driving record, but yourContinue reading

Speeding in Arizona may cost you a fortune

Some states are tougher on speeding and reckless drivers than others, and Arizona laws do not take speeding lightly. According to Wallethub, Arizona is one of the worst states to receive a speeding ticket due to hefty fines and strict penalties. Arizona was ranked third, behind Delaware and Colorado, for most stringent policies against speeding and reckless driving. Arizona drivers may receive a speeding ticket ifContinue reading

When aggressive driving leads to road rage

Under Arizona law, aggressive driving results in more than just a traffic ticket. It is a criminal offense with serious penalties. Too often, however, aggressive driving leads to road rage, and events can quickly spiral out of control. The elements of a road rage incident often occur quickly, and the sequence of events may be in question. If you face charges of aggressive driving orContinue reading

Can truckers in Arizona use the left lane?

As a commercial truck driver, you have likely traveled far and wide as you carry out your normal duties in the workplace. Whether you work for an employer or own the tractor-trailers you drive, you’d probably agree that your work can be exciting, rewarding, challenging, stressful and dangerous, sometimes all in one day! As a conscientious driver, you’re no doubt aware that state traffic regulationsContinue reading

Your ‘keep on trucking’ days may end if you’re convicted of DUI

Perhaps your love of trucks began in your youth. Maybe you spent hours on the floor and in the dirt, pushing toy rigs around and creating all sorts of stories and adventures, hoping one day, at least some of them might become real. When you finally got your commercial driver’s license as an adult, you may have celebrated the milestone while recalling all those wonderfulContinue reading

Do not underestimate the serious nature of traffic violations

Unlike criminal charges, traffic violations may not ultimately result in jail time and other serious penalties, but they may still have a significant impact on your life. When facing certain traffic violations, you would be wise not to underestimate the potential impact that they may have, but take the steps necessary to fully protect your interests. In Arizona, traffic violations can come with financial penaltiesContinue reading

Traveling Safety Corridors may endanger your driving record

The people of Arizona are friendly and welcoming, and the atmosphere is generally casual and relaxed. However, one thing the state takes seriously is the speed limit. You probably figured that out pretty quickly, even if you aren’t native to the area. Over the past few months, you may have heard that the Arizona Department of Transportation has partnered with the Department of Public SafetyContinue reading