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Arizona Drivers With DUI Face High Car Insurance Rates

According to a survey, drivers in Arizona facing a DUI charge can have their car insurance rates increase more than 100%, which is one of the most expensive increases in the nation.

The survey also revealed that most drivers facing a DUI charge nationally see an average boost of 92% in their auto insurance rates. However, drivers in Arizona face an increase of 104% which is a 12% increase from the national average.

Apart from a DUI charge, traffic violations such as reckless driving can also lead to an increase in the auto insurance costs, but not as high as in the case of a DUI charge. The survey showed that drivers in Arizona can see a 59% increase in their auto insurance rates for a traffic violation as compared to the 83% national increase.
Other traffic violations such as a seat belt violation are not that expensive and will increase the drivers insurance costs by only 4% in Arizona as compared to the national average of 6%.

All averages are based on a hypothetical scenario of a 45-year-old married, employed female driver with a clean driving record, driving a 2012 sedan.

News Source: ABC15

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Attorney Brian Douglas Sloan

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Mr. Sloan has spent the last 14+ years focusing his attention on DUI representation. He has done more than 100 felony trials and has earned numerous favorable results for his clients, including Not Guilty verdicts, dismissal of cases, and beneficial plea agreements.