The Difference Between Defensive Driving School and Traffic Survival School

Defensive Driving School Defensive Driving School is a statutory creation and is covered in A.R.S. 28-3391 through 28-3399. Defensive driving school, also referred to as defensive driving diversion, is a diversion program. When you receive a civil moving violation, like a ticket for speeding or running a red light, you can opt to take a 4-hour defensive driving class in …

Civil Speeding Tickets in Arizona

The Law Most speeding tickets are civil in nature (as opposed to criminal speeding tickets).  You can usually identify if your speeding ticket is civil by looking to see if the “civil” box is checked on your ticket.  A.R.S. 28-701(A) is the statute that addresses speeding.  In an nutshell: “A person shall not drive a vehicle on a highway at …

Police, Traffic Stops And Guns

You are driving along in a safe manner, minding your own business, and out of the blue a cop pulls you over for doing something police do every day with no consequences (like changing lanes without a blinker or speeding).  As you are pulling over, you think about the handgun you are carrying (in your glove box, concealed on your …