Motorcycle DUI Laws PA & NJ
In the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey impaired driving laws do not differ for someone riding a motorcycle vs. someone operating a car or truck. Owning and riding a motorcycle may be a fun, exciting and thrilling means of transportation for some. However, you must also operate it responsibly and adhere to drunk driving and traffic laws in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. If you operate a motorcycle and have a blood alcohol content (BAC) above the legal limit of .08 you can be arrested for motorcycle DUI or motorcycle DWI. Also, riding a motorcycle while drunk is substantially more dangerous than driving an automobile should you be involved in an accident. With that, the prosecution may attempt to enforce more severe penalties on those arrested for motorcycle DUI.
Being charged with DUI while riding a motorcycle in Pennsylvania or New Jersey is a very serious matter. You do have rights and it is in your best interest to consult with a skilled and experienced Philadelphia, PA Motorcycle DUI Attorney. Call the Philadelphia County DUI Attorneys on our team. They can also be reached via email here. Proudly serving the Atlantic County, Bucks County, Camden County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia County areas.
DUI While Riding Motorcycle In Pennsylvania
While riding a motorcycle in New Jersey or Pennsylvania you may be pulled over by the police for driving behaviors such as:
Speeding Or Excessive Speeding
Improper Or Unsafe Lane Changes
Peeling Out/Spinning Your Wheels
Signaling Inconsistent With Lane Change
Motorcycle Helmet Law Violation
If you are pulled over for any of these, or other traffic violations and have been drinking you can be arrested for DUI or DWI.
How A PA Motorcycle DUI Attorney Can Help You
Being arrested, charged with, and ultimately convicted of a DUI While Operating A Motorcycle in PA is very costly, very aggravating and extremely time consuming. Financially you will be impacted as court costs need to be paid, attorneys fees need to be paid, fines need to be paid, possible restitution will need to be resolved if there was property damage. There is also the possibility that you may face jail time. If convicted your license will be suspended or possibly revoked. Your life will become incredibly complicated for a long time after the DUI conviction as you will have no way to get to work, school or other necessary destinations. With your independence taken away a DUI can make you susceptible to losing much more than just your license. Retaining an experienced Pennsylvania Motorcycle DUI Attorney can help significantly. They will make sure your rights are protected, they will review the facts surrounding your arrest and make sure the police officer conducted all field sobriety tests properly. If possible, your charges may possibly be dismissed or reduced with the help of a skilled Pennsylvania Motorcycle DUI Attorney.
Contact A Skilled PA Motorcycle DUI Attorney
Seeking legal representation for your Pennsylvania Motorcycle DUI charge is a good idea. Philadelphia DUI Attorney Alfonso Gambone will ensure your rights are protected throughout the entire legal process. Call him now to discuss your case. You can also email Mr. Gambone by clicking here. With many years serving those charged with DUI and DWI he will effectively defend your rights while attempting to keep the negative consequences of your pending drunk driving charges to a minimum.
Cherry Hill, NJ Motorcycle DWI Lawyer Alfonso Gambone serves those accused of DUI throughout Southeastern PA and South Jersey. This includes the Atlantic City, Bristol, Broomall, Cherry Hill, Doylestown, Media, Norristown, Philadelphia &Salem areas.