DUI

How can a DUI alter your college career?

As someone facing your first DUI charge, you may feel tempted to brush it off. After all, it is only your first one, right? Unfortunately, even one DUI conviction can have permanent repercussions and a big impact on your life.  This is particularly true if you...

When you lose hope during a drunk driving case

If you are facing drunk driving charges, you likely have many negative emotions to confront, such as stress or even depression. Unfortunately, many people become hopeless as a result of these cases and feel as if there is nothing they can do to change the outcome of...

Review the South Carolina DUI penalties

South Carolina law categorizes most DUIs as misdemeanor offenses. However, a conviction can still result in jail time as well as fines and other penalties. Law enforcement can arrest drivers who display impairment or have blood alcohol content of 0.08% or above....

Are IID rolling retests safe?

If you have been charged with a driving under the influence crime in South Carolina, you may need to install and use an ignition interlock device as part of your required penalties.  The use of an IID may also be the only way that you can reinstate your driving...

What are field sobriety tests?

In South Carolina, laws against DUI result in harsh penalties for the convicted. What do you do if an officer pulls you over on suspicion of DUI? Is there anything you should prepare yourself for?  You are most likely going to face a field sobriety test of some sort....

What are field sobriety tests?

In South Carolina, laws against DUI result in harsh penalties for the convicted. What do you do if an officer pulls you over on suspicion of DUI? Is there anything you should prepare yourself for?  You are most likely going to face a field sobriety test of some sort....

How does a DUI conviction affect your car insurance?

A drunk driving conviction can impact your life in a variety of ways, but did you know it can affect the cost and terms of your car insurance? Progressive notes that a DUI may stay on your driving record for three to five years and during that time, you may face...

What is SC’s ignition interlock program?

All 50 states have ignition interlock requirements associated with DUI offenses, but each state applies these laws differently. It is important to understand South Carolina's specific ignition interlock program. South Carolina has a very strict ignition interlock...