Uniontown Woman Acquitted of DUI Charges, Claims False Arrest

Many people in Pennsylvania do not realize that even just being charged with a DUI can have serious ramifications on a person’s future. These potential consequences go beyond the penalties a person may face if convicted. In some cases, a drunk driving charge may negatively impact a person’s livelihood, employment opportunities and personal relationships. Two […]

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Blood Alcohol Detection May Become Auto Safety Option

Drivers in Pennsylvania and across the country may soon have access to technology in their vehicles that will prevent them from driving while intoxicated. Researchers are developing an alcohol detection system that will measure blood alcohol content quickly and prevent the vehicle from moving if the driver’s level is above the legal limit. Drunk driving […]

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The Penalties for Possession of Marijuana in Pennsylvania

While some states throughout the U.S. have legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes, Pennsylvania is not yet one of them. As such, the possession of this Schedule I substance is considered a serious crime and a conviction on these charges could result in significant penalties. The Pennsylvania State Police report that in June of […]

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NTSB Says Collision Avoidance Systems Should Be Standard

Pennsylvania drivers would be able to purchase new cars with collision avoidance systems installed at no extra price if the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) had its way, but despite recommending these systems for several years, only four models manufactured in 2014 included such a system. The NTSB says that the devices would reduce the […]

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How Can You Get to Work with a License Suspension?

Any driver with a DUI charge may find themselves facing license suspension. This can be catastrophic if the driver relies on their car in order to get to their place of employment. However, there are measures in place to ensure the continued livelihood of drivers with suspended licenses. Of course, many people will first be […]

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