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South Carolina Cautious About Boating Safety and DUI This Weekend

This Memorial Day Weekend, Boating Safety and DUI Top Priorities for SC Law Enforcement Although a boating license requires less training than a driver’s license, boaters are still subject to implied consent DUI laws in South Carolina. This Memorial Day weekend, South Carolina law enforcement agencies are concerned about boating safety of all … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Man Lands 11th DUI Arrest

Man from Delaware County, PA Arrested for 11th DUI Two Days After Release from Jail A man from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania has, according to police, landed back in jail on his 11th DUI arrest. James John Duggan, 54 years old, posted $1,000 bail on July 9th, and left Delaware County prison, where he had been incarcerated on DUI charges since March. … [Read more...]

Oscar Winners and Celeb Dads Face DUI Charges

Even Oscar winners and celebrity dads are not immune to DUI charges This past weekend Oscar winning cinematographer, Robert Richardson, was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Just last week, pop singers Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s father, Joe Simpson, faced formal charges of two counts of DUI. Cinematographer Bombs Field Sobriety Test Robert … [Read more...]

Jenna Jameson Pleads Guilty to DUI Charges

Adult film star, Jenna Jameson, plead guilty to DUI. Last month, Jameson entered a not-guilty plea, but had seconds thought about her plea. She entered a plea of guilty on Thursday, August 16 in Orange County District Court. The Accident Jameson charges stem from an arrest on May 25 after her car struck a light pole in Westminster, … [Read more...]

Racer and Grandson of Dale Earnhardt Arrested for DUI

Member of Famous Racing Family Arrested for DUI in West Virginia Bobby Dale Earnhardt, grandson of NASCAR Hall of Fame member Dale Earnhardt and a racer in his own right, was arrested for DUI in West Virginia on Monday, August 12th. Earnhardt, 25 years old, is a driver in the ARCA Truck series, and has plans to break into NASCAR. "I'm an … [Read more...]

Lexington County is Taking a Stand Against DUI’s

If you are planning to drink and drive in Lexington County in may be best to take a cab, according to Sherriff James Metts. The State Newspaper is reporting that Sheriff Metts and his deputies, along with state troopers and municipal police will be stepping up patrols in “trouble spots” around Lexington County including areas around S.C. 6 and … [Read more...]

Designated Drivers Also Drink and Drive, Study Shows

New Study Shows 2 out of 5 “Designated Drivers” Also Drink and Drive Researchers from the University of Florida went to a small Florida town to conduct research into how many people drink and drive. They interviewed and breath-tested over 1,000 partiers at a bar, who were mostly white, male, and college-aged. What they discovered was that, in … [Read more...]

DUI Leads to Horrifying Crash in North Charleston

Drunk Driver Plows into Car and Bystanders, Arrested on Felony DUI Charges It all started with a small accident on Ashley Phosphate Road in North Charleston, early on Saturday  morning. No DUI was involved at first. A 911 caller told the dispatcher, “It’s ok, no one’s hurt.” Then, screams - police officers yelled. “We need more units!” a police … [Read more...]

Federal Agency Recommends Lowering Drunk Driving Blood Alcohol Content

NTSB Suggests Lowering Blood Alcohol Content Limits to Prevent Drunk Driving Deaths The National Transportation Safety Board recommended on Tuesday, May 14th, that states across the US lower their legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05, to help prevent drunk driving accidents. Currently, all 50 states have the legal blood alcohol content … [Read more...]

Man Charged with Felony DUI Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison

Man Who Struck and Killed a DOT Worker While Drunk Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Felony DUI A man who hit and killed a DOT worker while committing his third DUI in December has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. On December 4th, 39-year-old Thomas Stafford from West Columbia was driving down I-20 when he suddenly swerved into 21-year-old … [Read more...]

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