Pennsylvania’s DUI law prohibits driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while: having a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or more having any amount of a Schedule I or II controlled substance in the body, or impaired by drugs or alcohol to an extent that it affects the
Sobriety checkpoints are legal in Pennsylvania (see 535 A.2d 1035 (Pa. 1987)). These checkpoints (also referred to as "mobile checkpoints" or "roadblocks") are police traffic stops that are not tied to any specific or individual suspicions.
Generally, Pennsylvania prohibits consumption of alcohol and drugs, as well as possession of open containers of alcohol in motor vehicles. However, there are exceptions allowing passengers to drink alcohol and have open containers of alcohol in certain types of vehicles.