Utilizing Uber, several revelers avoided a DUI on New Year’s Eve

by Aaron Black • January 11, 2018
DUI during the New Years celebrationThe Phoenix Business Journal reported several revelers utilized Uber to ring in the New Year. In fact, there were 2,554 riders who used the Uber app for multiple stops and split fares. Uber began in the Phoenix area in July.

With the harsh penalties for drinking and driving in Phoenix, AZ, by utilizing Uber 2,554 partiers got home safety, and more importantly, they didn’t hurt anyone in the process.

Impaired driving-related crashes

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control & Prevention) Motor Vehicle Safety report, in 2015 10,625 people died in an alcohol-impaired driving-related accident which is nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the United States.

In 2016 there were over 2,000 drivers arrested in Arizona for a DUI during the holidays which of course could have been avoided if they had contacted Uber, hailed a taxi or designated a driver before the party began.

DUI defense experience is key

If unfortunately you were arrested for a DUI over the holidays in Phoenix help is a phone call away. The Law Office of Aaron Black focuses on defending those who have been charged with drinking and driving.

What can you expect?

  • Personal representation
  • Skilled DUI Defense
  • Available 24 hours a day
  • Focus on keeping you out of jail and the dismissal of their case
There are many factors that go into successfully defending clients and investigating the circumstances at the time of the arrest is crucial to the outcome of your case.

Investigating your DUI case

  • Determine if your rights were violated at the time of your arrest
  • Making sure your Miranda rights were read to you by the officer
  • Confirming that the field sobriety test was conducted in compliance with NHSTA standards
  • Examine the blood results
  • Did you ask for an independent blood sample?
  • Determining if the initial traffic stop legal
Located in Phoenix, the Law Office of Aaron black defends individuals in all Arizona federal, state and city courts. In addition to clients in Phoenix, I represent clients in surrounding areas that include Apache Junction, Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, and Tempe, Arizona.

If you or someone you know was arrested on New Year’s in Phoenix, contact the Law Office of Aaron Black for a free legal consultation or call 480-729-1683.
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to inform clients and potential clients I am still available for consultations. I am always available by phone, text and/or email. We can also use Facetime for social distancing. The criminal justice system is not stopping due to COVID-19.

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