Welcome back to the DUI blog of The Weingart Firm, located in Tempe, AZ. Labor Day Weekend quickly approaches and Mark Weingart wants to help you prepare for a fun weekend of relaxation and revelry while offering practical advice on how to avoid a DUI charge and what to do if you do find yourself in DUI situation. Labor Day often represents a much needed summertime break for many working Americans. It is no surprise that alcohol is involved in many of the parties, barbecues, and other events that have become hallmarks of this truly American holiday. With the help of Mark Weingart, you can enjoy your holiday the way you want without taking any unnecessary risks when alcohol is involved. Read on to take advantage of our expert DUI attorney’s advice on how to avoid a DUI this Labor Day Weekend!
With local colleges beginning classes again soon, the huge influx of students returning to ASU over the Labor Day Weekend usually coincides with the deployment of an Arizona statewide DUI task force to enforce the state’s DUI laws and to keep the peace. Areas around ASU, Mill Avenue, Old Town Scottsdale, and most of the local watering holes can expect a heavy saturation of DUI enforcement over the entire weekend. One way to ensure that you won’t be burdened by a DUI charge is to DESIGNATE A DRIVER for the evening. Be sure that your group has a volunteer (or a victim) long before the first drinks are poured. Another way to eliminate your risk of a DUI arrest is to utilize cabs, public, transportation, or even social media based ride-sharing services such as Uber® or Lyft®. If all else fails, walking is always a possibility and is much safer than driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
If you are stopped by law enforcement in a DUI checkpoint, or by a patrolman, you should strongly consider the following points of advice:
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI in Tempe, Scottsdale, or another neighboring community in Arizona, then The Weingart Firm has the experience and knowledge required to help you get through this legal issue as comfortably as possible. Our firm has handled underage DUI, repeat DUI offenses, aggravated DUI and even cases involving extreme and super-extreme DUI. We understand that a DUI conviction can be incredibly detrimental to students and professionals, whose livelihoods could depend on the outcome of a DUI case. The DUI defense attorneys at The Weingart Firm know just what it takes to help their clients get through the legal process. Contact our offices in Tempe, AZ to schedule your free case review and consultation today!