Suspended Driving/Traffic Offenses
There are two types of driving while suspended charges in Pennsylvania, the regular driving while suspended "(a)" offense, and the more serious "(b)" offense of driving while suspended (DUI related).
The "(a)" offense in Pennsylvania is a summary and carries a mandatory fine of $200 and a 1 year license suspension.Driving Under a DUI Suspension - Penalties
Driving while suspended (DUI related) carries stiff penalties.
In Pennsylvania, the penalties for a first offense are a $500 fine and a mandatory jail sentence of 60 to 90 days. If you have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of more than .02% while driving on a DUI suspension, you may be fined $1000 and sentenced to a mandatory jail term of 90 days. There is also an additional license suspension of 1 to 2 years.Traffic Violations
A conviction for a speeding ticket or other type of traffic violation is no easy matter. It can result in points being assessed on your driver's license, fines, court costs, your insurance premiums may increase, and your license could be suspended depending on your driving history. So, it is extremely important to get in touch with a Pittsburgh traffic ticket lawyer before it’s too late.Contact Us
You need an attorney to examine your case and see if he can reduce or eliminate the penalties listed. I am an efficient Pittsburgh traffic ticket lawyer and have represented people in traffic court in Pennsylvania.
Contact my office at 412-389-0805 or 1-844-PITT-DUI to discuss ways to fight your driving while suspended or traffic tickets, and hopefully avoid mandatory incarceration and fines.