SUMMARY OF PENNSYLVANIA DUI LAW & PROCEDURE

DUI TABLE OF CONTENTS

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DUI GRADINGS, PENALTIES, & IMPACT ON YOUR RIGHTS

  • OFFENSE GRADINGS

  • DUI PENALTIES

  • WHAT PENALTY APPLIES?

  • PRIOR DUI OFFENSES

  • DUI PENALTY CHART​​​
  • SUSPENSION & IGNITION INTERLOCK​

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AGGRAVATED DUI CASES

  • ​CLASS OF DRIVER

  • REFUSAL
  • DUI WITH MINOR PASSENGERS
  • DUI WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE
  • DUI ACCIDENTS WITH INJURIES
  • AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BY DUI​
  • HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI
  • FLEEING OR ELUDING WHILE DUI
  • DUI OFFENDERS WITH ELEVATED PRS

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LEGALITY OF THE DUI STOP

  • PROBABLE CAUSE TRAFFIC STOPS

  • REASONABLE SUSPICION TRAFFIC STOPS

  • WELFARE CHECKS

  • CRASH INVESTIGATIONS

  • MIRANDA WARNINGS

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DUI PROCEDURE

  • RELEASE FOLLOWING DUI STOP

  • NOTICE & CRIMINAL COMPLAINT

  • SEEKING DUI COUNSEL

  • PRELIMINARY ARRAIGNMENT & BAIL

  • PRELIMINARY HEARING

  • REQUIRED DUI EVALUATIONS
  • FORMAL ARRAIGNMENT

  • DUI CASE PATHS

  • DIVERSIONARY PROGRAMS

  • GUILTY PLEA

  • TRIAL

  • SENTENCING ALTERNATIVES

  • DUI APPEALS

  • CLEARING DUI RECORDS

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DUI PROGRAMMING

  • PROGRAMS REQUIRED BY STATUTE

    • CRN​

    • FULL DRUG & ALCOHOL ASSESSMENT

    • ALCOHOL HIGHWAY SAFETY SCHOOL

  • COURT ORDERED PROGRAMS

    • TREATMENT​

    • COMMUNITY SERVICE

    • VICTIM IMPACT PANEL

    • LITTER BRIGADE

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UNDERSTANDING THE ELEMENTS OF A DUI

  • VEHICLE

  • HIGHWAY OR TRAFFICWAY

  • CONTROLLING A VEHICLE

  • TIME OF DRIVING & THE 2 HR RULE

  • INCAPABLE OF SAFELY DRIVING

  • UNDERAGE DUI OFFENDERS

  • DRIVING A SCHOOL BUS WHILE DUI

  • CDL DUI OFFENDERS

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DUI TESTING: SFSTs & CHEMICAL BAC TESTS

  • ​STANDARD FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS (SFSTs)

  • CHALLENGING SFSTs

  • CHEMICAL BAC TESTING

  • DUI REFUSALS

  • CHALLENGING CHEMICAL TEST BAC RESULTS

  • CHALLENGING BREATHALYZER TEST RESULTS​

  • CHALLENGING BLOOD TEST RESULTS

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FREE TIPS FOR DUI DEFENDANTS

  • ​EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES.

  • GET ORGANIZED & BE PREPARED.

  • LOOK LIKE YOU'RE READY FOR SOMETHING ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT.

  • BE PREPARED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS

  • PROMPTLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIREMENTS.

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