Arizona is a no-tolerance state for DUIs, meaning you can be arrested with a blood-alcohol content higher than the legal limit of 0.08 percent. There are three types of DUIs, each taking into account BAC levels and other factors, such as a previous conviction or whether any minors were in the vehicle. The more serious the DUI, the more you can expect to pay.
There are many types of DUI offenses in Arizona. An Extreme DUI is based upon the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of the person accused; specifically, if the person has a BAC above .150, they will be charged with Extreme DUI under §28-1382 of the Arizona Revised Statutes.
One of the types of DUI in the State of Arizona is DWI, which is (A.R.S. §28-1381 (A)(2)) Driving with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08% or greater within two hours of driving.
In Arizona you can be convicted of DUI if you operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of any illegal substance, or any legal substance if you were impaired at the time of driving. There are two statutes that criminalize driving under the influence of drugs. A.R.S. §28-1381(A)(1) states that you cannot operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, a vapor releasing substance containing, a toxic substance or any combination of liquor, drugs or vapor releasing substances if the person is impaired to the slightest degree.