Ambulance Drivers and DUI

The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services in PA has its own set of penalties for ambulance drivers as it relates to DUI.  It’s not good news.

IMG_5128The rules are listed below:

If the driver is convicted of a DUI

When a person is convicted of a DUI, that individual is prohibited from driving an ambulance for FOUR YEARS.

If the driver is accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for DUI

This individual, even though there is no conviction, will be suspended from driving an ambulance for TWO YEARS.

In both cases, they must repeat an emergency vehicle operator’s course (EVOC).

Note: If an ambulance driver’s license has been suspended for Reckless Driving or other moving violations, the individual is prohibited from driving and ambulance for TWO years and must repeat the EVOC.

If you are an ambulance driver and are charged with a DUI, you are facing the fight of your life.  Your career is on the line.  Even after the suspension is served, it will be very difficult to find a job as most ambulance companies will not hire someone with a DUI on their record. This is why you should call 1-866-MCSHANE.  The only way to preserve your career is to fight these charges and you need a trial lawyer to do that.  We have helped many drivers facing similar circumstances and we understand what we need to do for your.

Call now. 1-866-MCSHANE.


Justin McShane

PA DUI attorney Justin J. McShane is the President/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC - Pennsylvania's top criminal law and DUI law firm. He is the highest rated DUI attorney in PA as rated by Justin McShane is a double Board certified attorney. He is the first and so far the only Pennsylvania attorney to achieve American Bar Association recognized board certification in DUI defense from the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. He is also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency.

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