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Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Myths Or Truth – Can You Tell Which Of These Myths About Alcohol Consumption Is True?

If you enjoy consuming alcohol on occasion or even on a regular basis, you may have heard a lot of stories about how to avoid getting drunk. Many of these stories are myths. While it is certainly okay to enjoy alcohol, it is not okay to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking…. Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Can A Passenger Drink Alcohol In Pennsylvania?

“But I was not driving! I was only a passenger in a car when I was drinking, and I was charged with a crime. How can I be charged with a crime if I was not drinking and driving?” Does this sound familiar? You may assume that charges related to alcohol are only applicable to… Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Can Pennsylvania Lower The Legal Limit For DUIs?

While nothing is currently pending before Pennsylvania lawmakers, they may be watching Utah’s lawmakers very closely. In fact, many states may be watching Utah very closely right now. Utah is set to become one of the toughest states on DUIs with a new law that lawmakers passed last week. According to the Associated Press, Utah… Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Can I Be Arrested For DUI After Taking Prescription Drugs In Pennsylvania?

Many people realize that they can be arrested for DUI and convicted if they choose to drive while impaired by alcohol. If their BAC is above the legal limit of .08, they face serious consequences for a DUI conviction including fines, jail time, probation, and losing their driver’s license. Likewise, most people realize they can… Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Evidence Suppressed in Erie County DUI Case

Attorney Grant Travis successfully represented his client against drunk driving charges in Erie County by having the evidence obtained in an illegal traffic stop suppressed. What Happened? The defendant in the case had been charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (General Impairment) and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (High Rate of Alcohol,… Read more »

Erie DUI Case Dismissed For Lack Of Probable Cause

Attorney Grant Travis was successful in having his client’s DUI case dismissed after successfully arguing the PSP troopers did not have probable cause for the DUI stop. Mr. Travis filed a motion to suppress evidence obtained during the traffic stop based on the argument that the troopers lacked sufficient cause to stop the client under… Read more »

Tips To Avoid A DUI Arrest During The Holidays

As an Edinboro DUI attorney, I often see an increase in DUI arrests during the holidays, especially as college students celebrate the end of finals and the holiday break from classes. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying your favorite alcoholic beverage to celebrate the holidays, drinking and driving is against the law in Pennsylvania…. Read more »

How Much Will I Pay For An Ignition Interlock Device For First Offense DUI Conviction?

Being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol is a pretty serious offense. A DUI conviction has major consequences that impact you for months or years after the fact. When you are out with friends, it can be easy to make a poor decision resulting in a DUI charge. Unfortunately, the penalties for a… Read more »

Can My Medical Condition Effect a Breathalyzer Test?

A driver may be asked to take a breathalyzer test if he or she is stopped for speeding or other traffic violation if the police officer suspects the driver is operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. If the test is positive, the driver will be arrested for DUI. However, certain medications or… Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

Can Drinking Diet Drinks Increase Risk Of A DUI Charge?

Many people are watching their weight; therefore, as the holiday season gets closer, many people will choose to enjoy their alcohol cocktails with diet sodas. However, a study revealed that mixing alcohol with diet drinks results in a higher alcohol concentration on the breath than alcohol mixed with regular soda. Researchers had men and women… Read more »