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How to avoid license suspension for DUI in Bethlehem: Start by hiring an experienced DUI Lawyer who will fight your case.

Is it possible to avoid license suspension for DUI in Bethlehem? This is a common question we get here at Kitay Law Offices. The answer is yes, it’s possible to avoid license suspension for a DUI – but only in certain cases. Read on to learn more.

You have the best chance of avoiding license suspension with a first DUI offense. In particular, you may be able to reduce your DUI charge to reckless driving or get a dismissal. However, a repeat offender may not be so lucky.

A Failed Breathalyzer Test Doesn’t Always Mean a Guilty Verdict or License Suspension

Avoid license suspension for DUI in Bethlehem

If you got a DUI in Bethlehem, you need an experienced DUI lawyer to help you.

Even if you fail the Breathalyzer or blood test, you may be able to have your DUI charges dropped if this is your first offense. Mistakes happen all the time. For example, the police officer who gave you the Breathalyzer test might have made a mistake during the testing procedure. Perhaps the equipment itself was faulty. Kitay Law Offices will check every detail of your DUI offense and challenge anything that appears suspicious or incorrect.

Most importantly, you must act quickly.

Call the DUI lawyers of Kitay Law Offices for a consultation at 888-KITAYLAW. The faster you act, the better your chances of reducing a DUI charge to reckless driving or achieving a dismissal. Additionally, the better the odds that you can avoid license suspension for DUI in Bethlehem.

You’ve got questions and Kitay Law Offices has answers.

How long are license suspensions in PA?

Pennsylvania license suspensions typically range from 0-18 months depending on the circumstances.

  • With a BAC below .10% there may be no license suspension for a first offense. However, this is only true if the driver meets certain criteria. Additionally, there can be a 12-month license suspension for a second DUI offense with a BAC below .10%
  • If you have a BAC greater than or equal to .10% and less than .16%, there will be a 12-month license suspension for a first OR second DUI offense. Furthermore, there will be an 18-month suspension for a third DUI offense.
  • A BAC greater than or equal to .16% equals a 12-month license suspension for a first offense and an 18-month suspension for a second or greater DUI offense.
  • For out-of-state DUI convictions, there will be no suspension for a first offense and a 12-month license suspension for a second or greater DUI offense.

What types of license suspensions exist?

  • Ignition Interlock System: An Ignition Interlock system is a device that will stop someone from driving drunk. First, the driver must blow into the device before the car will start. At this point, if the system detects alcohol on the driver’s breath the car won’t start.
  • Ignition Interlock Limited License: The type of license allows someone to drive a car with an Ignition Interlock system. A driver may have the option for an Ignition Interlock Limited License, if certain requirements are met during the term or part of the term of the license suspension or revocation.
  • Probationary License: A person whose Pennsylvania driving privilege has been suspended or revoked for five or more years may be eligible for a Probationary License (PL). In particular, this license allows you to drive a non-commercial vehicle between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm. Privileges for additional driving hours may be requested from PennDOT.

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Ken Kitay is dedicated to his clients and the community in which he has served for 25 years. His experience with DUI charges is extensive. Ken will examine the facts of your case and determine the most effective way to bring about the best possible outcome. You can reach Ken for a consultation by calling him directly at 610-776-1700.


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