The Pennsylvania Administrative License Suspension Law pertains to Vehicle Crimes and those who are convicted of a DUI, a license triggering offense, or refuse to submit to a chemical test for DUI. vehicular homicide Convictions like these in Pennsylvania not only bring on license suspensions, they also have legal penalties, like fines and jail time attached to them as well. After you are convicted of the DUI the court will send a notice to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) and they will then send you the effective date and terms of your suspension. Depending on your blood alcohol content at the time of the incident, number of prior DUI convictions, and if the DUI included prescription or illegal drugs will affect suspension terms. For first time DUI offenders with a blood alcohol content (BAC) under .099 will normally not have a license suspension. Those first time offenders with a BAC of .1 to .16 or a second DUI offender with a BAC under .099 will most likely receive a one-year license suspension. For those who are first time offenders with a BAC over .16, second DUI with a BAC of .1 to .16, and a third offense with BAC under .099 will receive a one-year suspension and the installation of an ignition interlock. The ignition interlock is a device that takes breath samples before allowing an individual to start the car. Also for first time offenders, you may qualify for an occupational limited license (OLL), which will allow you to drive under special circumstances like; work, school, or medical treatment.
Vehicle Crimes such as those dealing with A Administrative license suspension in Pennsylvania is extremely serious and losing the ability to drive can affect your life greatly compared to simply paying a fine. Hit and Run When charged with a DUI and would like to keep your right to drive you must appeal to both PENNDOT License Appeals Hearing and in criminal DUI court. Contacting an experienced defense attorney is important in DUI charges because they can fight on your behalf and help you in the process. At the Law Offices of Kelly and Conte we will review the issues of the case with you and come up with the best defense. Contact our offices today to set up a free consultation.