Once signed by the governor, those with a third conviction of driving with at least twice the legal limit of alcohol in their system will face tougher penalties as well as those with a fourth DUI conviction.
Tougher DUI laws coming
Senate Bill 961 was presented to Governor Wolf on October 18 after concurrence in the Senate by a 45-4 vote a day earlier. In addition, the bill passed in the House 184-1 just prior to the Senate’s final action.
More severe penalties include longer mandatory jail time.
To read more on this, read Charlie Thompson’s article in the Harrisburg Patriot-News by clicking here.