It is common knowledge that driving under the influence is strictly enforced throughout Pennsylvania. If you operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, you can expect law enforcement officers to issue a DUI ticket if you are caught. A conviction on a DUI charge can range from substantial fines and loss of driving… Read more »
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Will I Be Required to Wear a SCRAM Bracelet for My DUI Charge?
Judges in Pennsylvania are increasingly adding the penalty of a SCRAM bracelet as a condition of early release, parole, and probation for some DUI offenders in Pennsylvania. The SCRAM bracelets are seen as an effective means of monitoring some DUI offenders and a less expensive way of punishing some offenders than housing them in Pennsylvania… Read more »
What is ‘Wet’ Reckless Driving in Pennsylvania?
Most drivers have heard of reckless driving; however, some drivers don’t believe that reckless driving is a serious offense. The penalties for a reckless driving conviction can be serious. If you are intoxicated at the time of your arrest, you can be charged with ‘wet’ reckless driving. Is there a difference? Should you accept a… Read more »
Tips for Safe Driving Over Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the summer vacation season. Erie and the surrounding areas have plenty of holiday events and activities to keep you busy. However, if you are traveling for the holiday weekend, you need to beware that with the increase in traffic, you increase of being involved in a car… Read more »
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 »