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Driving Under the Influence (DUI)


Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious crime that could not only affect your life, but it could destroy or end someone else’s. By identifying and combating the root causes of drunk driving – namely dangerous and underage drinking – the PLCB works both independently and with partners to stop DUIs before they happen.


The PLCB Bureau of Alcohol Education provides a variety of materials and programs that not only educate the public about dangerous and underage drinking, but also about DUI and operating vehicles while intoxicated in Pennsylvania.



•  Chapter 38, Title 75 (Pennsylvania Vehicle Code) – Text of the commonwealth’s DUI law

•  DUI Arrest in Pennsylvania – A PLCB-produced pamphlet featuring DUI law grading and sentencing guide

•  Pennsylvania’s Driver’s Manual (PennDOT) – Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance/Underage Drinking – See pages 80-82

•  SaferRide – a phone app that helps people plan a safe ride home after drinking

•  Drinking, Boating and the Law – A PLCB-produced pamphlet

•  Alcohol & Boating, Pennsylvania Boating Handbook – Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

•  Boating Under the Influence – Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

•  Operating an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) – Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

•  Chapter 77, Title 75 (Pennsylvania Vehicle Code) – Text of the commonwealth’s laws regarding alcohol usage and the operation of snowmobiles and ATVs.





This information is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys information pertinent to alcohol-related offenses. For more information or clarification, please contact your local district attorney’s office or a private attorney.