If you are arrested for driving with a BAC of 0.15-0.199 in Tempe, you will be charged with Extreme DUI, a class 1 misdemeanor. The minimum jail sentence for an Extreme DUI in Arizona is 30 days, with the possibility of 21 of these days being commuted. Additionally, your fines will start at $2,500, but the judge can impose higher fines should they find it appropriate. Also, you will also be ordered to complete community service and drug and alcohol counseling and screening.
You will face driver’s license restrictions after an Extreme DUI conviction in Tempe, Arizona. Your driver’s license will be suspended for at least 90 days, and you will need to use an IID for at least one year. This means you may also need to attend driving school and obtain SR-22 (high risk) auto insurance.
When you are arrested for DUI in Arizona with a BAC of 0.15 or higher, your vehicle will automatically be impounded for 30 days. Therefore, the impound lot may charge $15 a day plus an administrative fee of $150 to return your vehicle to you. If you don’t pick up the vehicle within 10 days of the vehicle becoming eligible for release, the lot may file for an abandoned title to your vehicle. Still have questions regarding a recent arrest in Tempe? Contact our Tempe DUI Attorneys for additional answers and advice. The advice and the consultation are both free. Plus, the consults are 100% confidential.