Everything You Need to Know About Ignition Interlock Devices

If you are convicted of a second or subsequent DUI offense in Pennsylvania, you will face multiple consequences. Among the penalties will be a suspension of your driver’s license for 12 to 18 months. Anyone who has been convicted of two or more DUIs are… read more

How Do Police Determine Whether A Driver Is Under The Influence Of Drugs Or Alcohol?

Police officers in Pennsylvania must have reasonable suspicion that a driver is committing a traffic violation or a crime before they can stop them. After an officer pulls you over, the officer will make observations and will investigate the reason for your stop. If the… read more

Common ways to fight a DUI or DWI charge

If you are charged with a DUI involving alcohol or drugs in Pennsylvania, you will face multiple penalties. You might face a suspension of your driving privileges, stiff fines, jail time, and other penalties. You should get help from an experienced DUI defense lawyer at… read more

Commercial DUI regulations

In Pennsylvania, people who have commercial driver’s licenses must follow a much stricter standard than other drivers under state and federal laws for driving while impaired. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has established regulations governing people who drive buses, commercial trucks, and other commercial… read more

Are DUI/DWI roadblocks and sobriety checkpoints legal?

In Pennsylvania, you can be charged with a DUI after you are stopped at a DUI checkpoint and found to be under the influence of alcohol. DUI checkpoints are controversial, but they are legal in Pennsylvania as long as they are conducted properly. DUI checkpoints… read more

How Long Does it Take to Receive DUI Charges in PA?

People who are arrested for DUI offenses normally are not provided with complaints by the arresting officers. A complaint is a document that lists the charges against people who are charged with crimes. Typically, an officer will wait until blood test results arrive or wait… read more

What does DUI per se mean?

Pennsylvania has two main categories of DUI offenses, including general impairment DUIs and per se DUIs. How the prosecutor proves a DUI case will depend on whether it is a general impairment or per se DUI. The prosecutor can secure a conviction for a per… read more

How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record in Pennsylvania?

If you are facing charges for driving under the influence in Pennsylvania, you might wonder how long the offense will remain on your record. A drunk driving charge is a misdemeanor criminal offense and will appear on your criminal, credit, driving, and insurance records. Criminal… read more

How do I find out my BAC from a DUI?

Some drivers in Pennsylvania may be charged with DUI offenses before their blood test results come back. If you are charged with a DUI and are waiting for the blood test results, you might not learn your BAC level until your preliminary hearing. DiCindio Law… read more

Is it Better to Plead Guilty or Not Guilty to a DUI?

When you are charged with a DUI in Pennsylvania, you will not be required to plead guilty to the offense. Being charged with an offense does not mean that you are guilty. Even if you believe that you were driving while impaired, there are situations… read more