Pennsylvania DUI Arrest Statistics

DUI Arrests in York County are the 7th Highest in PA

I recently came across some statistics about DUI arrests in York County: York County ranks seventh in Pa. DUI arrests York County had one of the highest rates of DUI arrests in the state from 2008-10. But authorities aren’t sure whether that means the number of people who decided to drive under the influence is…

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New DUI Ads Show Misplaced Priorities

New DUI Ads Show Misplaced Priorities

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has rolled out a sparkling new ad campaign which you will surely be bombarded with over Pennsylvania’s airways.  The ad campaign costs over $14 million dollars with millions more supporting the “crackdowns” all over the country.  Additionally, the state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has provided the state police and and…

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Quality Assurance Standards for the Police

Quality Assurance Standards for the Police

It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones. -GEORGE WASHINGTON, letter to James McHenry, Aug. 10, 1798 Most of us are familiar with quality assurance and quality standards. Whether it is taking the steps to limit defective parts in a manufacturing plant or creating a better user experience for…

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The Governement needs to take proactive measures to stop the DUI problem rather than using the same old methods

Obama Declares December “National Impaired Driving Prevention Month”

DUI and impaired driving is growing problem in this country.  There are new challenges like synthetic marijuana and driving while texting that pose new risks and require a change in tactics.  There are also older problems like fatigued driving which the government has failed to address.  No matter what form this dangerous activity takes, whether…

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Quantity vs Quality: The Pennsylvania DUI Checkpoint Fight

Pennsylvania DUI Checkpoints to Continue

Get Ready to Have your Right Violated For Another Year in the Name of DUI Enforcement State Police Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced recently that Pennsylvania DUI checkpoints will continue for at least another year, so get ready for another year of your rights being violated and being treated like a criminal just for being…

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Pennsylvania State Police Violate Our Rights While Fishing for DUI

Pennsylvania State Police Violate Our Rights While Fishing for DUI

As a Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer and resident of this great state, just like everyone else, I too wish there were no DUI drivers on Pennsylvania roadways.  In my opinion, better education and training for Pennsylvania state and local police is the key to saving lives.  As it stands, the training police officers receive on drunk…

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