How Does an Underage DUI Charge Affect Your Child’s Future?

When your child receives their driver’s license, it can be a very exciting (and very stressful) time for you as a parent. There are all sorts of potential dangers out there on the road, from accidents to infractions. One major pitfall for drivers of any age is a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge. This […]

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Will You Lose Your License After the First DUI Arrest in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, driving under the influence (DUI) is incredibly common. According to PENNDOT, there were 49,730 DUI arrests in Pennsylvania in 2018. With such a preponderance of DUI arrests, it will be helpful to understand just how serious the consequences are for such a charge—even if you are a first time offender. Being charged with […]

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Is Jail Time Mandatory for a First DUI Offense?

Facing a driving under the influence (DUI) charge is an uncomfortable situation, especially if you have never been charged before. A first-time offense, while usually met with leniency, still carries with it significant penalties. Worse yet, depending on the situation, you may face an even more frightening proposition—jail time. If you have been charged with […]

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Can You Get a DUI for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

While the overwhelming majority of driving under the influence (DUI) charges deal with alcohol, any substance that impairs your ability to safely operate your vehicle can lead to a DUI charge. Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Pennsylvania, but driving under the influence of the drug (regardless of the reason you had it) […]

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Drunk vs. Drugged Driving: What You Need to Know

Under ideal circumstances, Pennsylvania’s roadway checkpoints would only take dangerous drivers off of the road. Unfortunately, representatives can often misinterpret someone’s driving and preemptively label them a drunk or drugged driver. Drunk and drugged driving are two different crimes in the state of Pennsylvania. You need to know the difference between the two if you […]

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