DUIs are a serious problem in Pennsylvania, and the state is starting to tighten regulations and increase severity of punishment. Driving is legal, and drinking is legal if you’re over 21. Where the two activities collide, there is often confusion, so we’ve put together a list of the five things you should know about DUIs. […]

Our very own Tom Bellwoar has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in Main Line Today.  Each August, the publication uses attorneys’ votes to distinguish the best attorneys in 16 specialties. Tom was recognized as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the area for his work in criminal and DUI cases. […]

By now, you’ve probably heard that the former Philadelphia Eagle Donovan McNabb was arrested in Arizona on June 28 on suspicion of driving under the influence — his second DUI arrest in 18 months. The police report stated that McNabb’s vehicle rear-ended the car of a police officer’s wife. When police arrived, they noted that […]

A Phoenixville woman was recently sentenced to a minimum of two years in state prison after pleading guilty to driving on a suspended license, DUI related. Her BAC at the time of her arrest was .06, just under the legal limit. Normally, an offense of this nature wouldn’t carry such extensive jail time. However, her previous arrest record […]

Late Friday June 12, Beverly Hills police received numerous complaints about an erratic, possibly intoxicated driver behind the wheel of a silver Mercedes in the area of Canon Dr. and Santa Monica Blvd. When police pulled the suspected car over, the driver turned out to be Full House alum John Stamos. He was driving alone […]

PA State Police are hosting nearly 130 police officers for Operation Nighthawk this weekend in Chester County. Friday March 27 and Saturday March 28, there will be massive DUI enforcement in memory of Trooper Kenton Iwaniec, who was killed by a drunk driver on March 27, 2008. A driver with a blood alcohol level of more […]

For the first time in about a decade, Pennsylvania is looking to beef up its DUI laws. On Wednesday, October 9th, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that would require many first-time DUI offenders to have interlock devices installed in their vehicles. If this measure passes the House as expected, any PA driver convicted of […]

DUI is a big safety issue for Pennsylvanians, but do you know just how many of us this issue is effecting? According to PennDOT accident statistics, there are 30 alcohol-related accidents each day on average. At any moment, you could be sharing the road with these drivers. Here are more surprising statistics from 2013 to […]

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was sentenced on July 31st to a suspended 6 month jail term and one year of probation from a 2012 DUI and reckless driving case. The football player was at training camp rather than the courtroom for his sentencing. His attorney said he did not inform his client of […]

We’re all well-versed in Lindsay Lohan’s legal troubles. However, it appears these issues run in the family. Lindsay’s mother Dina was recently sentenced for a DUI that happened last year in Long Island. The 51-year-old was pulled driving 22 mph over the speed limit on the Northern State Parkway in Oyster Bay, Long Island in […]