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DUI checkpoint: PA State Police announces holiday drunk driving enforcement

ByBickerton LawSep 2, 20222 min read

The Pennsylvania State Police Belle Vernon barracks announced that they will be conducting a DUI checkpoint somewhere in Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties over Labor Day weekend.  There will be a DUI checkpoint in Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties over the Labor Day weekend | Image byStacey Huggins (licensed underCC BY 2.0)  According to the press release, no additional information will be given about the precise location of the checkpoint.…

PA Governor announces special marijuana pardon project; relief only available until September 30th

ByBickerton LawSep 1, 20221 min read

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a new, short-term expedited pardon for people who have been…

Back to School Law: Hazing and illegal initiations in Pennsylvania

ByBickerton LawSep 1, 20223 min read

A central Pennsylvania high school canceled its football team season due to hazing. A western…

New federal regulations for “ghost guns” and partially completed frames or receivers take effect

ByBickerton LawAug 25, 20222 min read

On August 24th, new ATF regulations clarifying the definition of a privately made firearm and…

Back to School Law: Stopping for School Buses and Slowing in School Zones

ByBickerton LawAug 19, 20222 min read

With Back to School season in full swing, it’s important to be aware of the…

PENNDOT launches new Driver Improvement School

ByBickerton LawAug 17, 20221 min read

https://youtube.com/shorts/1vYVNoLl5uc The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that it is starting a new Driver Improvement…

A news article said that the law doesn’t let drunk drivers sleep it off in their car. Is this true?

ByBickerton LawAug 16, 20223 min read

In an article published in The Bellingham Herald, columnist Doug Dahl of The Wise Drive…

Brittney Griner was charged and sentenced in months. Why do court cases take so long in PA?

ByBickerton LawAug 11, 20223 min read

COMMENTARY: In an opinion piece about WNBA star Brittney Griner’s prison sentence in Russia titled…

When a TikTok trend is a felony: The Hyundai-Kia Challenge

ByBickerton LawAug 6, 20221 min read

Some social media challenges are fun. Some are dangerous. And others can possibly get you…

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