CDL Drivers

Important information for CDL Drivers Charged with a DUI

If you are the holder of a Commercial Driver’s License (“CDL”) in Pennsylvania, it’s extremely important that you understand how a DUI conviction may affect your career and your future.  For you, a DUI is more than a simple charge. A conviction could spell the end of your CDL career. This is why you should […]

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New Bill passes the State Senate and calls for tougher DUI Laws

A new bill sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) will increase the penalties for many DUI offenders if passed into law.  The state senate has passed this legislation by a margin of (47-4). Summary of the Proposed Bill The bill proposes a number of changes, including: Creating a felony grading for people convicted […]

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What is a SCRAM Bracelet?

What is a SCRAM bracelet? SCRAM stands for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor.  It is an alcohol motioning device which subjects must wear around their ankle to provide continuous monitoring.  These devices are usually ordered for repeat DUI offenders in PA but may also be ordered for other criminal defendants when the court believes that […]

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Nurses and DUI

One common question we get from nurses charged with a DUI is “Will I lost my license to practice?” This depends on your disciplinary and criminal history as well as a number of procedures which need to be followed. If you are a nurse and have been charged with a DUI or other criminal offense, […]

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Christmas 2016 DUI Checkpoints in PA

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year on Pennsylvania’s roadways.  As always, you can expect local and state police to setup DUI checkpoints.  As we have in the past.  We will be sharing any Pennsylvania DUI checkpoint information on this blog. Many good citizens of Pennsylvania see these checkpoints as unwanted and […]

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PA JUDGE FALLS OVER DURING ROADSIDE TEST

When State Trooper Daniel Beatty stopped a swerving black Mercedes Benz down Route 28 on the July Fourth holiday weekend, he thought it would be a routine DUI stop. As he approached the car, he said the female driver was “reeking of alcohol, staggering and incoherent to the situation.” Officer Beatty was surprised that the […]

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