DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 3 of 6: The Preliminary Hearing

One of the most confusing parts of fighting a DUI is wondering how the “whole thing” will go – especially if you’ve never seen the inside of a courtroom. In this six-part blog series, “Driving Through the DUI Process,” we aim to present a step-by-step explanation of the typical DUI court proceedings in Pennsylvania. Step […]

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You Can Get a DUI while driving a Bicycle, Scooter, Dirt Bike, Boat or a Plane

Did you know that DUI arrests are not limited to people driving automobiles? In this post, we will consider the legal definition of the word “vehicle” as it relates to DUIs. From the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Section 102, we find the following: “Vehicle.” Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or […]

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Pennsylvania Law Update: New Penalties for Ignoring Traffic Control Signs and Devices

Pennsylvania has introduced a new stiffer penalty for those who ignore “road closed” or other safety warning signs and devices. Under the new law, drivers found guilty of such infractions will have two points added to their license and will be fined up to $250. If the violation results in a need for emergency responders […]

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If you are under 21, a DUI can ruin your future.

Underage DUI Laws in PA (Part 2)

In our last post, we examined the legal penalties and additional consequences for an underage DUI in PA. Today we look at other related offenses and how to defend and underage DUI charge. Underage Drinking If you are charged with and underage DUI, it is likely you will also be charged with underage drinking.  The […]

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