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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can you be charged with a DUI if you're stopped by police and it's discovered you were smoking pot,

or do DUIs just cover alcohol consumption?

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Dec 6, 2018

No, DUI covers alcohol and/or drugs. PA is a zero tolerance state which means that if any amount is found in your blood, no matter when you smoked, it will be considered a DUI. If convicted, you are looking at a mandatory minimum 3 day jail sentence plus a one year license suspension. You should... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: My roommate was using my car and got a speeding ticket, which was mailed to him with my name on it. Who do I talk to to

correct this?

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Dec 4, 2018

You would need to plead not guilty with the court and then you would get a trial date. If you were not the driver and you name is listed on the citation, that is a potential fatal error on the ticket and the judge can throw it out. You should got to court with a lawyer as your chances of this... Read more »

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