Kulp Law Firm blog posts relating to blood alcohol testing.

16 01, 2018

South Carolina DUI’s & Your Right to Independent Testing

By |January 16th, 2018|Blood Alcohol Testing, Criminal Offenses, DUI|Comments Off on South Carolina DUI’s & Your Right to Independent Testing

There has been discussion in the news recently regarding the right a person has to an independent test when they are arrested for DUI. In one article I read, a couple of my lawyer colleagues who were interviewed didn’t get the law of this topic exactly correct. Granted, it is complicated.

But the right to […]

2 01, 2014

The “Legal Limit” in South Carolina DUI and DUAC cases

By |January 2nd, 2014|Blood Alcohol Testing, Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on The “Legal Limit” in South Carolina DUI and DUAC cases

One very important aspect of DUI and DUAC cases in South Carolina, or anywhere for that matter, is what the “legal limit” of alcohol even is!!

It may seem confusing, but in SC thinking of DUI’s and DUAC’s in terms of violating the “legal limit” is wrong. But how can this be? When we watch […]

20 05, 2013

A SC DUI Lawyer on the new DUI .05 Breath Level Proposal

By |May 20th, 2013|Blood Alcohol Testing, Breath Alcohol Testing, Criminal Defense, DUI|Comments Off on A SC DUI Lawyer on the new DUI .05 Breath Level Proposal

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From .08 to .05 – should the DUI inference level be lowered?
Currently under South Carolina DUI law, a breath device reading of .08 of one percent creates an “inference” that a driver’s mental faculties to drive are impaired from the ingestion of alcohol. This inference level has changed over the years. When I was […]

14 03, 2013

Tim Kulp-Charleston DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Interviewed by Channel Five WCSC

By |March 14th, 2013|Blood Alcohol Testing, Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on Tim Kulp-Charleston DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Interviewed by Channel Five WCSC

 
I Am Always Happy to Answer DUI and Criminal Law Questions for the Media.

 

As a lawyer handling DUI and Criminal Defense Cases in South Carolina for over thirty years, I had a treat today when Channel 5 WCSC reporter Harv Jacobs came to my office to interview me. Harv sought my opinion on the […]

11 01, 2013

A digital ice cube alcohol monitor ?

By |January 11th, 2013|Blood Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on A digital ice cube alcohol monitor ?

New Adventures in Human Alcohol Testing.
As I have said so many times before, sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction. I should get that expression as a tattoo. Not.

Let me paint the picture of the story associated with this blog post that any Charleston DUI lawyer and a host of others would find interesting.

Put it in perspective. […]

9 01, 2013

US Supreme Court Oral Arguments in DUI Warrantless Blood Tests Appeal

By |January 9th, 2013|Blood Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on US Supreme Court Oral Arguments in DUI Warrantless Blood Tests Appeal

Today appears to have been an interesting day for oral arguments in the United States Supreme Court, affectionately also known as SCOTUS.

Oral arguments were presented today on the appeal by the State of Missouri regarding the issue of whether police must obtain a search warrant or court order in a DUI arrest to draw blood […]