Prescription Drug DUI Information

Police in Pennsylvania, and especially around Harrisburg, have stepped up their enforcement of prescription drug DUIs:  Some common medications that people have been arrested for are: Ambien Prozac Valium Xanax Klonopin Oxycodone Methadone Recent surveys indicate that American are taking more prescription drugs than ever.  Under Pennsylvania’s impaired driving laws, police can charge you with drugged driving […]

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Can I be Arrested for Driving While Using Prescription Drugs?

You can be arrested for driving while using a number of prescription drugs.  The following are some common prescription drugs we see drivers arrested for: Xanax Klonopin Oxycodone Methadone Ambien Prozac Valium According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2014, around 22% of all drivers were impaired by drugs. Nearly 50% of […]

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Can I be Arrested for Using Prescription Drugs?

Under Pennsylvania impaired driving laws, police can charge you with drugged driving (also called “DUID”), even if you’re taking a prescription drug under a valid prescription. The rationale behind this is that some of these drugs may cause impairment. You can be arrested for consuming a number of prescription drugs, the following are some common prescription drugs we […]

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Driving while medicated is the next big law enforcement push

Reports across the country show the cops are gearing up for the next big push: “Drugged-Driving”. Drugged-driving, sometimes referred to as DUI-Drugs (DUID), is when someone drives under the influence of either illicit or legal prescription drugs that are deemed to cause impairment.  Some of the most common prescription drugs people are being arrested for […]

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Prescription Drug Database – Another Way Big Brother is Watching You

Prescription Drug Database – Another Way Big Brother is Watching You

Recently, the State Senate approved legislation to create a database of patients taking prescription drugs.  The idea is to give doctors tools to see if the same patients is getting prescriptions from multiple doctors and abusing prescription medication.  Sounds like a good idea, right? The good idea turns creepy when we find that District Attorneys and […]

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The New Wave of DUI Enforcement: Targeting the Innocent

The new push by the federal government is to go after DUI prescription drug cases.  The problem is well over half of Americans are on prescription drugs.  Basically the new push is targeting everyday citizens like you and me.  The whole program is a mess and it will put a lot of innocent citizens through […]

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