Articles Tagged with Vehicular Crimes

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Road rage is prosecuted as a criminal offense in Arizona  

The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) as driving that markedly exceeds the normal safety driving behaviors. It consists of driving that affects other motorists and their passengers and places them in unnecessary danger.

Law enforcement agencies recognize it as driving that includes unsafe moving traffic violations that endanger others or their property.

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Vehicular crime laws in Arizona carry some of the most severe consequences and penalties. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office was granted additional funding in October 2012 investigation of vehicular crimes that result in serious and fatal auto crashes. The additional $30,000.00 funding will allow police to spend more time investigating DUI accidents and fatal crashes caused by driver impairment due to alcohol and drugs.

Vehicular Crimes Arizona

A “vehicular crime” can be described as any crime involving use of a vehicle. Driving “impaired to the slightest degree” DUI due to alcohol or drugs. This is the case, even if an accident or injury was not involved.