Category Archives: DUI FAQs

Permalink to Truck Drivers and DUI — 2 STRIKES … YOU’RE OUT

Truck Drivers and DUI — 2 STRIKES … YOU’RE OUT

For a Pennsylvania truck driver, a first offense DUI carries some very tough penalties. This includes up to 6 months jail time, up to $5,000 fines, 1-year personal driver’s license suspension and 1-year commercial driver’s license disqualification (suspension). Being unable to drive would be crushing.  Many trucker drivers lose their career after the first charge […]

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Permalink to Is the ARD a good option for me?

Is the ARD a good option for me?

Some people think that they can get out of a DUI by opting for an ARD.  But it’s not that easy. First of all, a DUI is a criminal charge.  Therefore, matters will not be taken lightly. The Pennsylvania Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program or ARD is a pre-trial diversionary program (like being subject to probation) […]

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Permalink to Pilots and DUI

Pilots and DUI

If you are a pilot who has been arrested for a DUI, there are very specific rules and regulations that you need to follow. As a pilot, you are required by the Federal Aviation Agency to report your DUI motor vehicular offense within 60 days of the arrest under 61.15(e). If you are convicted of […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS   Part 1 of 6: The Arrest

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 1 of 6: The Arrest

Welcome to our new blog series where we will drive you through the DUI process from the time of arrest all the way to trial. There may be a number of signals that can trigger an officer to suspect you of driving under the influence. For example, you might have been driving too slowly, changing lanes […]

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Permalink to The DUI Sink Hole: Part 1

The DUI Sink Hole: Part 1

Being charged with a DUI is a very serious matter. The DUI sink hole opened up for you the minute the officer pulled you over and asked, “Have you been drinking?” But there’s no need to let that hole get any deeper or for you to jump into it. In this 5-part blog series “The […]

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Permalink to Pilots and DUI — FAQs

Pilots and DUI — FAQs

I am a pilot and was arrested for a DUI. I am worried about how this will affect my pilot license? What do I do? As a pilot, you are required by the Federal Aviation Agency to report your DUI motor vehicular offense within 60 days of the arrest under 61.15(e). There is also an […]

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Permalink to Guest Post From Becky Kate Editor for 1800duilaws.com

Guest Post From Becky Kate Editor for 1800duilaws.com

FAQ’s from a DUI Directory Staff Member I work for 1 800 DUI Laws which is a national directory of DUI lawyers that includes Justin McShane as one of its esteemed members. Everyday we have people come to us who need help with their DUI cases and I come across common concerns. I thought I’d […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Mailbag: Should I Take a Preliminary Hearing for a DUI?

PA DUI Mailbag: Should I Take a Preliminary Hearing for a DUI?

Every Friday we will take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so that we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.  Today: Why would I want to hire an attorney for a preliminary hearing if all I want to do […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Mailbag: Why do you use Expert Witnesses

PA DUI Mailbag: Why do you use Expert Witnesses

Every Friday we will take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so that we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.  Today: I consulted with one of the lawyers in your firm and he recommended that we call in an expert […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Mailbag: How long does a DUI conviction stay on my record?

PA DUI Mailbag: How long does a DUI conviction stay on my record?

Every Friday we will take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so that we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.  Today: I am facing DUI charges in York County, Pennsylvania.  If I am convicted, how long with this stay […]

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