DUI Checkpoints in Full Force Over Labor Day Weekend Reports Phillips Law Group


(LegalLaw247.com, August 27, 2013 ) Phoenix, AZ – Labor Day weekend is less than a week away, with Labor Day falling on September 2nd, and the city of Phoenix is gearing up for yet another weekend of festivities.

Associated with these festivities will be an increased amount of police enforcement as the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is still in full swing across the nation. Last year in Phoenix there was a total of 11,141 traffic stops across the city accounting for a total of 564 DUI arrests. We can expect police enforcement to be just as aggressive this year in arresting any driver operating under the influence of alcohol.

Some of the total number of traffic stop outcomes in Phoenix from last year’s Labor Day weekend include:

• Total Traffic Stops – 11,141
• Sober Designated Drivers – 428
Total DUI Arrests – 564
• DUI Aggravated – 60
• DUI Misdemeanor – 504
• DUI Extreme (.15+) – 170
• DUI Arrest with Prior – 37
• Under 21 DUI Arrests – 41
• DUI Drug Arrests – 92
• Average BAC – 0.155
Seat Belt Citations – 417
• Child Restraint Citations – 60
• Under 21 Liquor Law Citations – 154
• Other Citations (Speeding, tailgating, etc.) – 3,788

Our Phoenix auto accident lawyers encourage everyone in our community to take part in all of the excellent Labor Day activities throughout the city, while also remembering to drink responsibly and not to drink and drive. We also recommend abiding by all traffic laws and practicing defensive driving habits to avoid accidents in congested Labor Day traffic.

If you are interested in learning more about our law firm, or would like to explore your legal options, we welcome you to contact our firm at 1-800-706-3000 or visit us at www.injury-lawyer-arizona.com today.

About Phillips Law Group

A well-respected name in personal injury law, Phillips Law Group is committed to helping those who have been injured by the actions of another in the state of Arizona. The personal injury attorneys at Phillips Law Group have a wealth of knowledge and experience in auto injury claims, premises liability, dangerous drug litigation, medical malpractice and product liability claims.

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