Drunk Driving (DWI or DUI)

Is a DUI considered a felony in Pennsylvania?

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In Pennsylvania a regular DUI is never a felony, it is a misdemeanor. This is different from most states which have laws that make multiple DUIs become felonies at a certain number.

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