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How to include transportation into your night-out plans
You’ve had a long week of classes and work. There is that paper you need to write and you have a test coming up, but you want to relax. After a week like this one, going out with friends and getting lit sounds like the perfect remedy. You know they will be down for a good time, so you send out that group text to
Here’s how you can challenge your DUI charge – and win.
You’ve been pulled over and the officer accuses you of being drunk – even though you aren’t. Despite your protests, you are suddenly placed under arrest. But an arrest doesn’t mean that you’re out of luck. If you’ve been charged with a DUI it’s critical that you fight back, stand up for your rights and get the justice you deserve. Here are three ways that
Loopholes in your privacy allow police to gather evidence
en if your settings are private, some agencies use software to surveil social networks or set up fake accounts allowing them to access the private side of your feed. Otherwise, they would need a warrant to see what you have blocked from public view. However, some of your digital presence does not require a warrant for police to gain access, including the following: Your call history is
Did police have ‘reasonable suspicion’ for a DUI traffic stop?
As you drove home after enjoying dinner or happy hour with friends or family, you felt as though you were careful to follow all traffic regulations since you had a couple of drinks. Even though you didn’t believe you were intoxicated, you figured it was best to take the extra care. Despite your efforts, you saw flashing lights in your rearview mirror and pulled to
How long you can stand on one foot could impact your freedom
Whether you’re a born-and-raised Pittsburgher, living here temporarily while going to college or just passing through on vacation, you may be familiar with the fabulous nightlife and social amenities the city has to offer. Driving in downtown Pittsburgh or surrounding regions is a whole other ballgame, however! Traffic congestion and other obstacles are par for the course. It’s easy to see how an issue might
3 levels of Pennsylvania DUI charges
Dealing with any type of criminal charge could come as a shock. Even if police charge you with a relatively common offense, such as DUI, you likely do not have an extensive legal knowledge on the topic. Additionally, laws can vary from state to state, and as a result, you may need specific information when working to understand your particular predicament. In Pennsylvania, state law
Can you shift gears after DUI and get an occupational license?
Perhaps you’re just coming down from summer vacation and are gearing up for a new semester at a Pittsburgh college. Maybe you celebrated your return to campus by partying with some friends. If your social gathering led to DUI charges, you may have a lot of trouble achieving your current goals for the school year ahead. Your whole life can change on a dime when
Don’t let a traffic stop prevent you from getting to class
You cruise down the street almost every day. You drive to the grocery store to get some food. Sometimes you meet up with your study group to prepare for the next big exam. Other times you drive to hang out with friends. You never want to look in the rearview mirror and see flashing lights—especially on the way home from a party. Getting pulled over