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South Carolina DUI Attorneys Blog consists of news stories and advice when dealing with a driving under the influence charge in South Carolina.

DUI Videotaping Required in South Carolina

DUI Videotaping Laws in South Carolina DUI laws  is South Carolina require a police officer to record all aspects of a DUI arrest and any testing whether onsite or in the police station. The taping must start as soon as the blue lights are turned on. Videotaping to Document a DUI Arrest The videotape must include the person pulled for DUI being … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Safety Tips

DUI and Boating Under the Influence Tips for Memorial Day Weekend in South Carolina For most South Carolinians, this holiday weekend will be filled with parties, cookouts, and other celebrations with friends and family. However, it may likely be a weekend filled with DUI check points and DNR activity which may result in DUI or Boating Under the … [Read more...]

DUI Charges Issued For Operating Motorized Wheelchair

Georgia Man Facing DUI Charges for Operating Motorized Wheelchair Under the Influence A Conyers, Georgia resident was recently charged with DUI for operating his motorized wheelchair while under the influence of alcohol. Georgia's DUI law applies to the operation of “any moving vehicle” while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Reportedly, … [Read more...]

Periscope User Arrested for DUI

Woman Arrested for DUI After Filming Herself Driving Drunk on Periscope App A woman in Florida was arrested over the weekend on DUI charges after several Periscope users saw her live-streaming herself driving drunk and reported her to the police. The Lakewood, Florida resident used her Periscope app to live-stream herself to users because she … [Read more...]

Uber Installs Breathlyzer Kiosks to Help Prevent DUI Arrests

Mobile Rideshare Company Uber Putting Up Breathlyzer Kiosks to Prevent DUIs Across the Country Seattle has become the latest home for Uber’s Breathalyzer kiosks, which have been making appearances in the US and Canada recently. The kiosks are part of an initiative from the ridesharing company, called “Uber Safe,” which aims to help those who have … [Read more...]

Student Uses Barbie Car for Transit After Losing License to DUI Charges

Texas State Student Loses License After Underage DUI, Decides to Drive Barbie Car to Get Around Recently, Texas State college student, Tara Monroe, chose to go to the extreme and make light of her DUI charge by purchasing a Barbie Jeep  to get around campus after she lost her driver’s license for underage DUI charges. “This is the best way I … [Read more...]

DUI Charges Unearth Brain Tumor in Suspect

Woman Charged with DUI Actually Had Brain Tumor A Dallas-area woman with four children dropped her kids off at daycare one morning, then passed out and crashed. In too many scenarios, the office would be correct after arresting her on DUI charges – not in this case, the charges led to the discovery of a brain tumor. "It's an interesting way to … [Read more...]

Driver Arrested for Fourth DUI Charge in 48 Hours

Rhode Island Resident Arrested on DUI Charges 4 Times in 2 Days A Rhode Island man was arrested and charged for committing his fourth DUI in 48 hours. John Lourenco, 53 years old, was reportedly arrested on Sunday, September 14th, 2014, for a DUI. Then on Monday, September 15th, he was arrested three additional times for DUI. Three of his four … [Read more...]

Moped DUI Loophole Closed in SC

South Carolina Finally Closes Moped DUI Legal Loophole On Tuesday, March 31st, a Senate panel in South Carolina officially closed a legal loophole that allowed riders to operate a moped under the influence of alcohol in South Carolina, creating a new moped DUI legislation. South Carolina’s moped laws allow these vehicle operators to get away with … [Read more...]

“Prom Promise” To Help End Juvenile DUI

“Prom Promise” Demonstration of Juvenile DUI Accident at High School Highlights Dangers Jackson County first responders created a demonstration of a car accident at a local high school as part of Alabama’s “Prom Promise” initiative, which aims to prevent juvenile DUI during the party-heavy prom season this spring. The demonstration is a faked car … [Read more...]

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