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What do I Face After My Arrest for DUI?

Facing a DUI charge can be a stressful time.  Most people are embarrassed, upset, and do not know what to do next.   DUI Penalties The biggest concern for most people are the potential penalties for a first offense DUI conviction. If you are convicted of a first offense DUI and the breathalyzer test result shows a blood alcohol content (BAC)…read more →

South Carolina Ignition Interlock Devices

An Ignition Interlock Device is a device that prevents a vehicle from starting if it detects a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over a pre-set level. It is installed inside the vehicle, near the driver's seat, and is connected to the engine's ignition system. A driver who operates a vehicle with the device installed must blow air into the device before…read more →

Alaska Man Charged with DUI on a Raft

A Juneau man faces a rare DUI charge for allegedly having a 0.313 breath-alcohol content as he floated through Fairbanks on an inflatable raft Sunday night. The legal limit in both Alaska and South Carolina is 0.08. Alaska’s driving under the influence law applies to people operating motor vehicles, water craft and airplanes. The vast majority of charges are for…read more →

Charleston, South Carolina Boeing Official Arrested for DUI

A longtime Boeing official who leads 1,700 employees working on the new 787 Dreamliner was arrested on July 14th for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI).  Officers stated that early in the morning on July 14, Geary crashed his car into a concrete divider on the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge in Charleston, SC.  He apparently provided a breath sample…read more →

SC County Gets Tough On DUI’s

It's no secret that South Carolina takes drunk driving seriously, and Myrtle Beach seems to be taking its DUI arrests as seriously as the rest of the state.  A task force called Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow Coalition (CAST) in Horry County announced on July 31st that since March 1st this year, they have held 46 checkpoints and 18…read more →

Mount Pleasant, SC Makes Most DUI Arrests in South Carolina

The Mt. Pleasant, SC Police Department has received state recognition for its high number of DUI arrests in 2011. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety recognized law enforcement officers and agencies in April for their efforts in enforcing the state’s DUI laws and removing impaired drivers from South Carolina roadways. Mount Pleasant led South Carolina in DUI arrests last…read more →

South Carolina Man Faces Felony DUI Charges in Fatal Accident

A South Carolina man has been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence (DUI) in a two-car accident in Aiken, SC that claimed the life of one woman and injured her husband, who was driving. William Currie is charged with felony Driving Under the Influence with death and felony DUI with great bodily injury, according to the…read more →

DMV Administrative Suspension Hearings For DUI

If you are charged with DUI in South Carolina and hire a DUI lawyer, that lawyer will likely do two things.  The first thing will be to fight your criminal charge of DUI.  The second thing will be to fight for you to be able to keep your driver's license.  Many people are not aware that when you sign for…read more →

NFL Players’ Favorite Off-Season Hobby = DUI

According to a recent Forbes article, 14 NFL players have been arrested for DUI this off season.  Of these 14 players, eight of them have been charged with DUI in the past two months.  The latest to make headlines is Tennessee's Kenny Britt who was arrested early Friday morning.   He joins Aaron Berry, Justin Blackmon, Rhett Bomar, David Diehl,…read more →