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Memorial Day: Celebrate Safely

Last year on Memorial Day, most Arizonans made the wise choice to not drink and drive, but those who did were extremely under the influence. According to statistics from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the average blood alcohol level was .153—almost twice the legal limit. In Arizona, .153 is considered an “extreme DUI.” (Legal…

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DUI’s and the July 4th Holiday

Last year in Arizona a statewide task force targeting drunk drivers over the July 4th holiday led to more than 100 arrests.  The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says 33 of the 108 arrests were for extreme DUI. That’s when a driver’s blood-alcohol level is a .15 percent or higher, or nearly double the…

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Law Enforcement in Full Force this St. Patrick’s Day

Tempe Police, Scottsdale Police and the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office will be out in full force on St. Patrick’s Day. According to Tempe traffic Lieutenant Randy Wilson, Officers will focus primarily on downtown areas but will also be present in the surrounding neighborhoods. Lieutenant Wilson said the task forces are made up of Officers hoping…

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4,371 DUI Arrests Made Statewide During Holiday Season

During the 2012 holiday season, Arizona police officers arrested 4,371 people statewide on suspicion of DUI, according to the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  Of the nearly 4,400 people arrested on suspicion of DUI between November 24 and January 1, 1,098 were suspected of extreme DUI, 450 were suspected of aggravated DUI, and 934…