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Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana on April 6, 2016. On February 15, 2018, medical marijuana became available in Pennsylvania. However, strict rules and laws are governing medical marijuana use. Even though you have a medical marijuana card, police officers may arrest you for certain violations. For that reason, you need to be aware of the DUI… Read more »
The ARD Program in Pennsylvania or the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program is a pre-trial intervention program. It offers first-time, non-violent offenders a second chance. Instead of going to jail, they are allowed to complete rehabilitation to expunge the criminal charges. What Is the Goal of the ARD Program in Pennsylvania? In some cases, rehabilitation is… Read more »
Drinking generally increases during the holidays. From the day before Thanksgiving (Blackout Wednesday) through New Year’s Day, alcohol sales increase. Many areas see an increase in the number of drunk driving accidents and DUIs during the holidays. Throughout Pennsylvania, law enforcement agencies, including police officers in Erie, increase their efforts to stop drunk drivers. One… Read more »
Many people wonder if the number of DUI cases has risen during COVID-19. It will take some time to determine how COVID-19 impacts drunk driving in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. However, there are some numbers available now for Pennsylvania. If the police arrest you for drunk driving, make sure to talk with a… Read more »
The legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years of age. Anyone under the age of 21 caught consuming alcohol could face an underage drinking charge. However, if that person is operating a motor vehicle, the person could also be charged with underage DUI. Underage DUI charges carry severe penalties in Pennsylvania. If… Read more »
If you were pulled over for drunk driving in Pennsylvania, the officer probably requested that you perform the standardized field sobriety tests and submit to a breathalyzer. Both actions are designed to gather evidence proving that you were intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle. Unfortunately, SFST are subjective because they… Read more »