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PA State Police Report Record Number of DUI Arrests in 2010

For the ninth straight year, the Pennsylvania State Police have set a record.  In 2010, the State Police arrested 17,695 people for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).  That is more drunk driving arrests than the State Police have ever made in one year and a 5% increase over 2009 arrest statistics. These numbers do not include any arrests made by local police in Pennsylvania.

As a Reading personal injury attorney, I find this trend of increasing DUI arrests interesting.  Some of these arrests occur before an accident and may prevent serious injuries.  The increase in the numbers also sends a message to motorists that the State Police are cracking down on drunk driving and that it is a danger which is not permitted in this state.

Of course, it is up to motorists, and not the police to prevent drunk driving.  The police cannot prevent all DUI accidents.  If you have been hurt, or if you have lost a loved one, in a Pennsylvania drunk driving accident, please contact me today for a free consultation about your legal rights.

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