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If you get convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Arizona, part of your sentence will most likely be the requirement to have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed in your vehicle. This device requires you to blow an alcohol-free breath before your vehicle’s engine will start.
Arizona has several laws pertaining to the consumption of alcoholic beverages, especially in public places and on roadways. One of these laws prohibits operating or riding as a passenger in a motor vehicle with an open container of alcohol in the car.
Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime that is taken very seriously in Arizona. If you get convicted of a DUI, you can face penalties that have the power to change your life. One of the methods that law enforcement officers use to discourage drunk driving and screen for intoxicated drivers is sobriety checkpoints.
The process of an admin per se suspension in Arizona begins at the time of an arrest for a DUI (driving under the influence) charge. The influence can be drugs, alcohol, or both. The arrest can be made on suspicion, hence the “per se” definition.
Thousands of avoidable deaths occur each year because of drinking and driving. Drunk drivers are a threat not only to themselves but also to everyone else on the road because they are more likely to cause crashes due to impaired motor skills and reaction time.