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Securing an Occupational Limited License

Several of the clients that we here at Schimizzi Law LLC have worked with in Greensburg following an arrest for driving while intoxicated are surprised to learn that such an offense results in the automatic suspension of one’s driving privileges. Yet a DUI conviction does not stop you from needing to get to work or other important places. Are limited to relying on public transportation (or the kindness of others)? Or are there options that will still let you drive in limited circumstances?

Statistics on drunk driving arrests

When someone is taken into custody, life often changes in different ways. For example, their academic or career opportunities could have limitations. In Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and throughout the entire U.S., this is often especially true for those charged with driving under the influence. On an annual basis, a significant number of Americans are apprehended for drunk driving and many of them face harsh consequences, from losing their jobs or driving privileges to steep fines and lengthy prison sentences.

Challenging your breath test results

If you were recently charged with driving under the influence, a family member of yours is facing DUI charges or you are you are ever pulled over for drunk driving in the future, you may have a number of questions. For example, you may be wondering how these accusations could alter the course of your life and be unsure of how to handle the situation. At Schimizzi Law, we know how upsetting and stressful these charges often are for people in Greensburg and across the whole state of Pennsylvania.

How DUI convictions may affect licensed professionals

A DUI conviction is no picnic for anyone. Potential penalties in Pennsylvania can range from a fine to several years in jail along with a period of license suspension, depending on the specific offense and other factors. Anyone convicted of a DUI can also expect to see insurance premiums skyrocket.

5 ways to prevent a DUI this St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is coming up, and that means the parties are about to start. But beneath all the fun and celebration lies a real danger - drunk driving. Even if you avoid an accident, being arrested and convicted of a DUI can lead to devastating fines and jail time. The truth is you do not have to choose one or the other. You can have fun and avoid driving drunk. Here are some tips to stop yourself from driving drunk and causing an accident.

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