Super Bowl Sunday and the Phoenix Open are Huge Drinking Events - DUI Defense

by Aaron Black • February 03, 2012
The Super Bowl is one of the biggest drinking days in the country. Many people spend Super Bowl Sunday with friends and family. After a few drinks they decide to drive home. Whether you were drinking or not, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most dangerous times to be in the road. 48% of the fatal accidents on Super Bowl Sunday involve alcohol. Do not drink and drive. Phoenix police are sure to have a DUI Task Force waiting for you.

I addition to the Super Bowl, Scottsdale is hosting the Waste Management Phoenix Open. If you are enjoying your time around the 16th hole and the Bird's Nest - do not drive. Scottsdale and Phoenix Police would love nothing better than issuing a DUI citation.

The minimum sentence for DUI is one day in jail and over $1000 in fines!

1st Time Misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence (under .15 BAC)

  • Minimum jail 10 days jail, but 9 may be suspended
  • Maximum Jail – 6 months
  • Fines
$250 Fine
$210 Surcharge
$500 Prison Fund 
$500 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 90 day License Suspension
  • Possible Probation up to 5 years
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Pay for jail incarceration
  • Possible monthly probation fees
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 1-year Ignition interlock (6 months beginning January 1, 2012)

1st Time Extreme Driving Under the Influence above a .15 BAC (but less than .20)

  • Minimum Jail - 30 days jail
  • Maximum Jail – 6 months
  • Fines:
$250 Fine
$210 Surcharge
$250 Driving Under the Influence Fund 
$1000 Prison Fund 
$1000 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 90 day License Suspension
  • Possible Probation up to 5 years
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Pay for jail incarceration
  • Possible monthly probation fees
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 1 year Ignition interlock
If you are one of the unfortunate who gets arrested for DUI over the weekend - call Aaron Black immediately. Phoenix DUI Lawyer Aaron Black is a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star in DUI Defense who has been rated by his peers as the top 2.5% of DUI Lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico under 40 years old.\

Contact Phoenix DUI Lawyer Aaron Black for a free consultation at 480-729-1683.