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What Happens if You Refuse a Breath or Blood Test at a DUI Stop?

In Pennsylvania, drivers are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 percent or above. The legal limits are even lower for commercial drivers (.04 percent) and for drivers under 21 years of age (.02 percent). If you’re stopped by police on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI),… Read More »

Can You Get a Marijuana DUI in Pennsylvania?

Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Pennsylvania but it is illegal to operate a vehicle under the influence of the drug, regardless of why you took it. According to Pennsylvania law, if your ability to drive safely is allegedly impaired due to marijuana use, you can be prosecuted for DUI. Pennsylvania applies a… Read More »

An Overview of DUI Laws in Pennsylvania

Are you wondering what the consequences of a DUI look like in the state of Pennsylvania? Below is a quick overview of the penalties you’ll likely face if convicted of driving under the influence: First offense: No minimum jail requirement, a $300 fine and a required ignition interlock device (IID) if the offender refuses to… Read More »

Know the Consequences of a DUI Conviction in Pennsylvania

If you’ve been arrested for DUI in Pennsylvania, you may be hoping you can pay a fine and it will all blow over. After all, there is no minimum jail time for a first offense and no license suspension as long as you submitted to a chemical test of your blood alcohol level. You might… Read More »

How Can You Restore a Suspended Driver License in Pennsylvania?

Losing your driver license can cause all sorts of problems for you personally and professionally. Fortunately, depending on the facts of your suspension, you may be able to apply for an occupational license or a probationary license that gives you limited driving privileges throughout your period of suspension. Here is a brief outline of the… Read More »