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Military Base DUIs

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Getting arrested for DUI does not mean that you are guilty.  What it does mean is that your personal and professional livelihood are at stake and that you need the assistance of an experienced South Carolina DUI defense lawyer. If you are serving at Fort Jackson, Charleston Air Force Base, Marine Corps Air Station in … [Read more...]

SC Requires Ignition Interlock Devices for Repeat DUI Offenders

In an effort to reduce the number of deaths and injuries from alcohol-related accidents, the State of South Carolina has joined an increasing number of states across the country in revising laws pertaining to Driving Under the Influence (DUI) penalties and convictions. Recent changes in legislation now require drivers who are residents of the … [Read more...]

Mother and Daughter Arrested For DUI One Hour Apart

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Although it occurred over the summer, this is one news story worth sharing.  It really does validate the statement "Like mother like daughter." In Idaho, in the span of an hour, a woman and her daughter were both arrested for drunken driving. After 28-year-old Alisha Gardner was arrested around 11 p.m. Saturday July … [Read more...]

Former Disney Singer gets DUI

Shelby Cobra, lead singer of the now-defunct Disney girl band KSM, was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence -- and according to our sources ... her blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit. Did we mention she's only 18? Celebrity News Site TMZ is reporting  Cobra whose real name is Shelby Spalione, was seen in … [Read more...]

Georgia Woman Going to Jail for 5th DUI

Savannah Woman Arrested for 5th DUI, Going to Jail A woman in the Savannah, Georgia area was arrested for her 5th DUI charge on Christmas Eve, and has now been sentenced to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine, the maximum DUI fine Georgia state law allows. Sheila Faye Conley, 55, pleaded guilty to her 5th DUI, as well as making false statements … [Read more...]

Truth About Field Sobriety Tests

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Can I be Arrested for Failing an FST? Field sobriety tests (FSTs) were created to help law enforcement gauge the relative sobriety or intoxication of a driver, and cannot be used to determine blood alcohol level. However, a police officer who has pulled a suspicious motorist or who is working a sobriety checkpoint can … [Read more...]

Secret Service Agent arrested for Driving Impaired

(Decorah, Iowa) - Local authorities say they arrested a Secret Service agent on assignment in Iowa to help with presidential security for driving under the influence. City Police Chief Bill Nixon says the driver was was off duty when he was arrested Saturday.   President Barack Obama visited the northeast Iowa city a few days later as a part of … [Read more...]

Can I get a DUI on my boat?

Boating Under the Influence Boaters out drinking and driving or sailing on Lake Murray or Lake Wateree can be arrested for BUI, or boating under the influence. Boaters and sailors are subject to the same implied consent, as if they were drinking and driving on the road. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources does not list the boating … [Read more...]

Florida AG Has Advice for Drivers at DUI Checkpoints

Stopped at a DUI Checkpoint? Florida Attorney General States that Drivers Can Keep Windows Up at SC DUI Checkpoints Florida’s attorney general has begun distributing fliers to Florida residents, advising them that they do not have to roll down their windows or speak to police at DUI checkpoints. "It's a method for innocent people to protect … [Read more...]

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Helicopter

South Carolina DUI Lawyers We write a lot of Drunk Driving articles here at the Strom Law Firm, but this one is near the top. Two drunk-driving accidents took place over the weekend that injured three people, killed another, and produced one of the worst statements we've ever heard from a drunk driver. The first accident occurred at 1:30 A.M. on … [Read more...]

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