Arizona DUI – Driving Under the Influence in a Commercial Vehicle CDL

What is DUI in a Commercial Vehicle in Arizona?

DUI in a Commercial VehicleDUI in a Commercial Vehicle in Arizona is a violation of §28-1381A4 of the Arizona Revised Statutes.  DUI in a Commercial Vehicle is a class 1 misdemeanor.

If you are charged with DUI in a Commercial Vehicle, you are being accused of:

  1. Driving or being in actual physical control of a commercial vehicle
  2. While your alcohol concentration is over 0.04% within two hours of driving

If convicted of a DUI, you will likely lose your commercial drivers license (CDL).  You will also likely be uninsurable and unable to continue to drive commercial vehicles even if you do not lose your CDL.

What are the penalties for DUI in a Commercial Vehicle in Arizona?

§ 28-1381A4 DUI in a Commercial Vehicle

OffenseJail MinJail MaxFine MinDriving Privilege LossIgnition InterlockAlcohol CounselingJury Trial
1st1 Day6 Months$1,46030 to 90 Days6 Months MinimumMandatoryNo
2nd30 Days6 Months$3,42045 Days to 1 Year1 YearMandatoryYes
For offenses on or after January 1, 2012.

 

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