Did you enjoy time with family and friends during the holiday season? Did you partake in alcohol during these festive occasions? Did you take a chance and drive afterwards even though you felt you may be close to the legal limit? If so, consider yourself very lucky if you were not pulled over. Being charged with a DUI in Pennsylvania, even for first time offenders, is a very serious crime and often happens to people who think they are okay to drive.
The consequences of a DUI are in place to deter people from becoming repeat offenders. However, it may be useful to see the penalties for a first-time offender to keep you from ever being convicted at all.