201405.19
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Cinco De Mayo: DUI Task Force Reports Fewer Arrests

The DUI task-force’s 2014 campaign to catch impaired drivers resulted in 11,113 stops over the Cinco De Mayo weekend. This is a 47 percent increase from 2013, where law enforcement only made 7,559 stops. This year, law enforcement made 500 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence. More than 1,800 police officers and deputies…

201405.02
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Arizona Bill Affecting Uber and Lyft Services Debated

Uber and Lyft, both ridesharing programs, are aggressively campaigning in support of proposed House Bill 2273 that aims to regulate ridesharing companies. The House Bill would specifically require programs, like Uber and Lyft, to provide a minimum $1 million insurance coverage and to conduct criminal background checks and driver’s license checks of drivers. Additionally, it…

201312.03
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Who Gets a SIIRDL and Where Can I Drive With One?

Who Gets a SIIRDL? After January 1, 2012, and upon application only (i.e., you must go to MVD and apply), a SIIRDL is available to anyone with a class D or G license suspended or revoked due to: 1) Refusing to cooperate with a law enforcement officer by providing blood, breath, or urine (“refusal suspension”)….

201311.23
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The Screening Process

You must screen with one of the Screening, Treatment and Revocation Evaluation facilities approved by MVD. The list of current facilities is available at www.azdot.gov/mvd/driver/driverservices.asp under “General,” click on “Alcohol or Drug Screening Facilities.” The approved facilities change frequently, so be sure to check the DOT site for up-to-date information. What you need to do:…