Tag Archives: DUI

Recently, it was reported that a Collegeville, Pennsylvania,man was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 100 days to five years in county prison after he pleaded guilty to driving with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit in January. The driver was arrested and charged with DUI after he crashed his automobile into […]

As a public service, and to heighten awareness about DUI in Montgomery County PA and the surrounding areas, here are “3 DUI Facts You May Not Have Known.” DID YOU KNOW THESE 3 DUI FACTS? 1.  You do not have to actually be driving a car to be convicted of drunk driving.  That’s right.  The […]

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 […]

In Pennsylvania when a motorist is pulled over, the cop will walk up to the car and investigate what is going on.  If that officer smells alcohol or other indications of intoxication, he will start the time-tested process of making the motorist get out of his or her car and ask them to perform “field sobriety […]

“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 […]