Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Best CDL Practice Test Websites

Trucking is an in-demand industry. Thanks to shortages in long-haul trucking drivers, companies are promising everything from signing bonuses to high hourly wages in exchange for a contract. This makes getting a commercial driver’s license (CDL) an enticing prospect. Commercial truck driving can lead to a good career, but first drivers must get their CDL… read more

Texting and Driving Laws in Arizona  

Texting and driving have a notable effect on public health. In 2016, 3,450 people lost their lives due to distracted driving behaviors, according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This has led many states to take steps to limit and control the practice by passing texting and driving bans. Arizona is one of these… read more

Why Is the Legal Drinking Age 21?

The minimum legal drinking age in the U.S. for all states, including Arizona, is 21. Those who drink under this age limit may face charges such as a minor in possession (MIP), or other civil and criminal penalties. Most people, though, are unaware of the reasoning or research associated with the establishment of this age… read more

Drowsy Driving vs. Drunk Driving: What’s the Difference?

Drunk driving and drowsy driving can share similar characteristics, especially to the casual observer. In fact, driving after 24 hours of wakefulness is the equivalent of driving with a .10 blood alcohol content (BAC), according to the National Sleep Foundation. However, the key difference between drunk driving and drowsy driving is that the former is… read more

Can Social Media Ruin My Case?

The vast majority of American adults have at least one social media profile online, and any local personal injury lawyer will likely give the same advice concerning social media use during an active case: A good rule of thumb is to avoid posting on social media during a personal injury case. While you should be… read more

What Is the Certified Ignition Interlock Program?

An ignition interlock device (IID) fits into a vehicle and prevents it from driving until the driver blows into a breath analysis machine to ensure the driver’s sobriety. The Certified Ignition Interlock Program handles the installation and monitoring of these devices after a driver’s license suspension or revocation. If you or a loved one has… read more