If you are someone who makes the mistake of drunk driving and getting caught, you should be aware that your freedoms are at risk. You could have your license suspended, have to use an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) or face other penalties.
Drunk driving is easy to avoid, but there is a chance that you could make the mistake of getting behind the wheel while knowing that you shouldn't. Drinking lowers your inhibitions, and something you'd never do while sober might seem like a good idea when you're intoxicated.
March has arrived, which means it’s only a matter of time before people start dying their food green and seeing if there are any Irish-themed festivities in their towns. St. Patrick’s Day may not last as long as Christmas or New Year’s, but some cities in Pennsylvania help make it a holiday plenty of people enjoy celebrating.
Medical marijuana use has been legal in Pennsylvania for more than a year now. Police and criminal defense lawyers say that it's high time DUI laws in the state reflect the changes in authorized marijuana use. Some users are unaware of how severely the drug can impact their motor skills and need to be reminded not to operate a vehicle after having used pot.
Why should people lose their driving privileges over a mistake that didn’t involve driving? If you’ve wondered, the Pennsylvania lawmakers finally see your point.