Category: DUI

When Does a DUI Suspend Your License in SC?

Possibly one of the more difficult consequences of a DUI arrest or conviction is a suspended driver’s license. When does a DUI suspend your license in SC? Does the arrest result in a suspension, or is your license suspended only if you are convicted of DUI? A DUI arrest does not always result in a suspended license, but it [..]

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Are There Different Types of DUI Offenses in SC?

There are many different types of DUI offenses in SC, including the “traditional” DUI offense which may be first, second, third, or fourth offense and for which the penalties change based on the breathalyzer (Datamaster) result. SC also has a “per-se” DUI offense, felony DUI offenses for when someone is severely injured or killed, and [..]

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When Can I Get Breathalyzer Results Suppressed in SC

When can I get breathalyzer results suppressed in SC? Sometimes, mistakes made by the officer during a DUI investigation and arrest can result in dismissal of your charges. Other mistakes made by the officer are not grounds for dismissal but will allow your DUI defense lawyer to get the breathalyzer results suppressed. If you’ve been arrested and charged [..]

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Should South Carolina Lower the DUI Limit to .05?

Should SC lower the DUI limit to .05? The federal government, MADD, and other advocates for modern alcohol prohibition are still pushing for a nationwide limit of .05 for driving under the influence (DUI, DWI, OWI) charges. Utah is the first state to fall into line, with its new DUI laws going into effect this [..]

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What Happens After a DUI in Myrtle Beach, SC?

Whether you were intoxicated or not, a DUI in Myrtle Beach can be a traumatic experience – what happens next? Police begin collecting evidence to use against you from the moment their blue lights turn on: The entire traffic stop is video-recorded; The officer engaged you in conversation, asking questions about how much you’ve had [..]

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Funny DUI Videos

Need a laugh? Here’s a small collection of my favorite funny DUI videos – I’ve seen them here and there for years, but now they are collected in one spot for posterity… I left out a few awesome dashcam videos – although some of the videos below contain some bad language, I’ve left out the [..]

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What Not to Do During a DUI Traffic Stop

Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was having a bad day on August 4, as she learned the limits of white privilege. She has become an internet “celebrity” after a traffic stop in Bluffton, SC where she allegedly ran a stop sign at 60 mph, then informed the officer that she should not be arrested because she is [..]

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