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First Pennsylvania DUI Offense:
Pennsylvania Criminal Status: BAC Per Se: Ungraded Misdemeanor; High BAC: Ungraded Misdemeanor; Highest BAC: Ungraded Misdemeanor.Jail: BAC Per Se: 6-month maximum sentence; High BAC: 48 consecutive hours jail time, 6-month maximum sentence; Highest BAC: 72 consecutive hours jail time, 6-month maximum sentence.Pennsylvania DUI Fines/Costs: BAC Per Se: $300High BAC: $500-$5,000Highest BAC: $1,000-$5,000Pennsylvania License Suspension: BAC Per Se: 2 month suspensionHigh BAC: 12 month suspension*Highest BAC: 12 month suspension**Note: An occupational limited license may be available after serving a 2 month suspension.
Violation of Zero Tolerance Law: If you are arrested for DUI, the police will ask you to take a breath, blood, or urine test. If your BAC is 0.02% or higher, and you are convicted of DUI, you can expect:
If you're under 18, you may also have a juvenile complaint filed against you within 5 days, and may be adjudicated delinquent. Your parents will be notified of your arrest.
If you're 18-20, you may be ordered to Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program if you qualify. If you don't qualify, you will be sentenced to 48 hours in jail. "
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