Blood Alcohol Tests

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

Important Steps to Take at a DUI Checkpoint

In Arizona, it is legal for police officers to conduct a random driving under the influence (DUI) stops at checkpoints. An Arizona Supreme Court decision ruled DUI checkpoints and roadblocks constitutional. DUI checkpoints do not involve any specific suspicions; rather, they stop every driver at a certain point to check for DUI. Checkpoints are random… read more

Five Unavoidable Facts About DUIs in Arizona      

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious criminal charge in Arizona, with penalties ranging from 10 to 180 days in jail and fines from $1,500 to $5,000. The more you know about Arizona’s DUI laws, the better equipped you will be should you ever face this charge. Always trust a DUI defense attorney for… read more

Court Rules Medical Marijuana Users Cannot Be Convicted of DUI in Arizona     

In December 2016, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the courts cannot convict medical marijuana users of driving under the influence (DUI) without proof of actual impairment. This was a major step forward for marijuana patients in the state, who had previously faced the burden of having to prove they were not impaired to… read more

Factors that increase your BAC

As the holiday season approaches, it can be difficult to avoid alcohol completely, but did you know that there are other things that can cause your BAC to be elevated? In many cases a blood test will show that there is no actual alcohol in the blood, yet other factors can cause a breath analyzer… read more

Blood alcohol test results can be key to successful DUI defense

In the second round of a high-profile DUI case, the attorneys defending the founder of the International Polo Club is challenging the blood alcohol evidence the prosecution is trying to have admitted in the trial. The challenge is an excellent example of how the scientific technical aspects of a DUI charge can be the difference… read more