What does DUI mean?
In Pennsylvania, a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offense is defined as operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 or higher. You may also be charged with DUI if an officer believes that you are driving under the influence of a drug other than alcohol.
Pennsylvania also has a Zero-Tolerance Law for those under 21 who are convicted of driving with any amount of alcohol in their blood.
What are the penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania?
Penalties for a DUI conviction vary based on your criminal history and blood alcohol level. The maximum penalties for a DUI conviction are:
For those under 21, penalties for a DUI conviction include: