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Pittsburgh man facing drunk driving charges

On Thursday, Aug. 16, police in Pittsburgh arrested the man they say is responsible for hitting eight parked vehicles with his car. Impairment is thought to be a factor in this case. This gentleman is facing a slew of charges, including drunk driving. Thankfully no one was hurt in the incident. According to a news report, police were called to a neighborhood in Mount Washington

What can you expect after getting a DUI?

Most states, including Pennsylvania, takes driving under the influence of alcohol very seriously, Because of this, the consequences can be severe. If you find yourself facing DUI charges, here is what you can expect. This post will look at what to expect if this is your first DUI. It should be known that the penalties are more severe if you receive a second or third

Pennsylvania drunk driving: How Breathalyzers detect impairment

Pennsylvania residents who police suspect of driving while impaired may be pulled over for sobriety testing or breath tests following an accident. Law enforcement officers often use the Breathalyzer on potentially inebriated drivers. How do Breathalyzers detect impairment and does a failed test mean one will be charged with drunk driving? There are at least three different types of Breathalyzer technologies out there that can detect

What to expect at DUI checkpoints in Pennsylvania

Drivers in Pennsylvania should expect more delays while traveling this fall because DUI sobriety checkpoints will be growing in numbers. According to Public Opinion, state police will increase DUI sobriety checkpoints throughout September to target intoxicated drivers. The local authorities will focus roads with a high volume of DUI arrests and crashes. What can drivers expect? Checkpoints, also known as roadblocks, are traffic stops that

Can you trick a Breathalyzer or ignition interlock device?

There are many people who believe that there are ways to fool a Breathalyzer or ignition interlock device (IID) into thinking they’re sober. The reality is that it’s extremely difficult to do so, and you’re actually more likely to be able to trick it into thinking you’re drunk. Tricking a device isn’t easy, and there are a few reasons why. Here’s what you should know

Out-of-state woman facing drunk driving charges in Pennsylvania

A woman from out of state was arrested for her involvement in a recent crash that left one person dead. She is charged with drunk driving. If convicted, the consequences attached to this level of DUI in Pennsylvania can be severe. According to reports, back in July, the accused was operating her vehicle in a Walmart parking lot when she struck an 82-year-old woman. The

Pennsylvania man charged with drunk driving, child endangerment

A Pennsylvania man is facing some serious criminal charges after being pulled over by police in Duquesne. The charges against him include drunk driving and child endangerment. The consequences for both, if he is convicted, include jail time and fines — among others. According to reports, the 27-year-old male was driving on Savey Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. on July 27, when he was pulled

Does a DUI affect a teen or minor?

As a parent, the last thing you want to do is to receive a call from the police stating that your child has been arrested for drunk driving. Your teen isn’t old enough to drink legally, and you’ve had discussions about the seriousness of driving under the influence. The reality is that teens make mistakes, but those mistakes can threaten their futures. Getting an underage

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