Truck Drivers and DUI

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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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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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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The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help [Updated on 26 January 2014 at 905 am EST entitled “The Problem with the Resisting Arrest without Violence charge.”] [Updated on 31 January at 1216 pm EST to include the TMZ link to the GPS records.] There are a lot of my […]

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Holiday DUI Checkpoints

Its that time of the year again! While many of us are out and about shopping or enjoying time with our family and friends,  police are out in full force stopping us at DUI checkpoints for no reason and absent probable cause in total violation of the true meaning of the 4th Amendment.  These checkpoints […]

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