State College Pennsylvania Law Category: drunk driving

What Can Be Considered Reasons To Stop in a DWI Case? March 20, 2023 | drunk driving

Like most other states, DUI (driving under the influence) arrests are pretty common in Pennsylvania. It is a myth that you must consume alcohol regularly to be stopped by the police for suspicion of DUI, which is not the case. Therefore, it is vital that you understand Pennsylvania DUI laws. The state law outlines that an individual should not be in control of a vehicle if… READ MORE

DWI and DUI: The Differences in Pennsylvania August 08, 2022 | drunk driving

Throughout the United States, you might encounter the acronyms DWI and DUI. For those not familiar with them, both refer to driving offenses resulting from being under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. While some states use the two simultaneously or even interchangeably, Pennsylvania only uses one: DUI, short for Driving Under the Influence. What is the difference between DWI and DUI? Does it really… READ MORE

Can Drowsy Driving Lead to a DUI? March 12, 2021 | drunk driving

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving. An increasing number of people are driving while drowsy in the United States. In 2017, drowsy driving led to 800 fatalities, 50,000 injuries, and 91,000 collisions according to the NHTSA. Driving while drowsy is a lot like driving while intoxicated, and both cause the following to occur: The driver cannot react quickly in order to avoid a collision. The motorist has… READ MORE

Get the facts about Pennsylvania DUI penalties September 13, 2019 | drunk driving

Whether you are a student, an alum or an ardent local fan, Penn State football season is an exciting time of year. Before you let the festivities carry you away, however, make sure you are aware of the penalties for drinking and driving in Pennsylvania. State DUI fines and consequences depend on your tested blood alcohol content at the time of the arrest. The more significant your… READ MORE

Harsher penalties coming to PA drivers with repeat DUIs November 02, 2018 | drunk driving, firm news

A drunk driving charge is something that every Pennsylvania driver should take seriously. Too often, people think they will pay a fine and put the event behind them. And even if someone receives probation, jail time or license suspension, it can be easy to assume that once you get past all that, you can easily move on from a DUI. However, the truth is that even… READ MORE