Tag Archives: ARD

Most first time DUI offenders apply for the the ARD program and some, if not many of them, are denied admission by the District Attorney’s Office.  Why?  There are many reasons for this.  The most common is the existence of a criminal record by the applicant. Reasons to apply for ARD in PA: The applicant […]

“ARD” is an acronym for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition and it is a diversionary program for mostly those that have charged with DUI but also may be used for those charged with other crimes as well.  Here’s how it works:  After the defendant’ preliminary hearing the defendant will fill out an application to be considered for admission […]

Lower Merion Township, in coordination with the Pennsylvania State Police, ran a DUI Sobriety Checkpoints on Friday, June 20, 2012, on Belmont Avenue in Montgomery County just off of the I-76 ramp.  This is a favorite location for the police to set up checkpoints and arrests for DUI were made. Some Quick facts about the […]