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South Carolina man in jail for driving drunk with child in car

A man in South Carolina was recently arrested for allegedly driving under the influence with a minor in the vehicle. He was booked into jail shortly after being stopped by police. Officers claim to have had some trouble getting the accused to comply with demands to stop his vehicle.

South Carolina man in jail for driving drunk with child in car

A man in South Carolina was recently arrested for allegedly driving under the influence with a minor in the vehicle. He was booked into jail shortly after being stopped by police. Officers claim to have had some trouble getting the accused to comply with demands to stop his vehicle.

Woman charged with felony DUI in fatal South Carolina crash

A young woman was recently charged for her alleged involvement in a crash that resulted in the death of a passenger in her car. The accused was reportedly driving on Interstate 26 in South Carolina when her vehicle is said to have struck the rear end of a semi. She has been charged with a felony DUI for this incident.

Woman charged with felony DUI in fatal South Carolina crash

A young woman was recently charged for her alleged involvement in a crash that resulted in the death of a passenger in her car. The accused was reportedly driving on Interstate 26 in South Carolina when her vehicle is said to have struck the rear end of a semi. She has been charged with a felony DUI for this incident.

Pulled over for drunk driving, now what?

Routine traffic stops can be difficult for drivers to experience. There are times when a driver may know what the stop is about, and other times when he or she honestly has no idea why the police officer initiated the stop. For those in South Carolina and elsewhere who have been pulled over for alleged drunk driving, they may not feel there is much they can do in the moment to protect themselves. This, however, is actually far from the truth.

Drunk driving checkpoints: The good, the bad and the ugly

Several times throughout the year, South Carolina residents may see checkpoints put in place in order for authorities to crack down on impaired drivers. Drunk driving is a problem in the state, and these checkpoints are just one way police work to remove inebriated drivers from the streets. While there are certainly good things to be said about this practice, with every positive thing, negatives can usually be found.

You don't have to fight drunk driving or other DUI charges alone

Arrests for DUI/DWI occur more often than is usually necessary in South Carolina. Yes, police should be commended for doing their best to keep streets safe for everyone, they cannot abuse their authority or make arrests without appropriate cause. Drunk driving and other DUI charges can ruin a person's life. Those who find themselves fighting such charges need to know they do not have to do it alone.

You don't have to fight drunk driving or other DUI charges alone

Arrests for DUI/DWI occur more often than is usually necessary in South Carolina. Yes, police should be commended for doing their best to keep streets safe for everyone, they cannot abuse their authority or make arrests without appropriate cause. Drunk driving and other DUI charges can ruin a person's life. Those who find themselves fighting such charges need to know they do not have to do it alone.

Penalties may change for those convicted of drunk driving

The current laws in South Carolina are pretty strict when it comes to impaired driving. Depending on the substance one is accused of using and the circumstances surrounding an arrest, potential penalties typically include fines, jail time and court-ordered rehabilitation, among others. When it comes to drunk driving, in particular, the use of an ignition interlock device may also be ordered.

South Carolina man charged with DUI after wreck

An early morning accident in South Carolina resulted in the arrest of the driver believed responsible for the crash. This individual is facing multiple charges for the collision, including a DUI. As DUI offenses are not taken lightly, this man would likely benefit from a strategic criminal defense to fight the charges at hand.

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