Under Pennsylvania law, you must have control of the vehicle to face driving under influence (DUI) charges. However, passengers could face a number of DUI related charges.
Pennsylvania is extremely harsh and resilient when it comes to drinking and driving laws, and if you are found guilty of DUI accident charges, you can face severe penalties.
The holidays should be a time of enjoying family, giving, and celebrating together. Often, this involves becoming impaired and can lead to disaster.
Driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) Erie PA are both serious infractions that can have lasting effects and lead to jail time.
Within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in order for law enforcement to search a vehicle they have generally needed to have both probable cause and exigent circumstances. That all changed in April of 2014. It’s a three year old case, but the impact the case has had on the criminal justice world has been significant.