Kulp Law Firm blog posts relating to breath alcohol testing.

12 02, 2014

South Carolina DUI Defense-What A DUI Attorney Needs to Know About Breath Sampling

By |February 12th, 2014|Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on South Carolina DUI Defense-What A DUI Attorney Needs to Know About Breath Sampling

The DUI Breath Sampling Process. How The Machine "Looks" at the What A Person is Blowing  Into the Breath Machine Under the protocol for the administration of a breath test in South Carolina, after a twenty minute "observation period" to allow any residual mouth alcohol to evaporate through normal respiration, a 120 second period is [...]

6 01, 2014

DUI DUAC in Charleston – License Suspension

By |January 6th, 2014|Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on DUI DUAC in Charleston – License Suspension

As a board certified criminal defense lawyer and DUI defense lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, I find myself explaining license suspension considerations to most new clients charged with DUI or DUAC. The implied consent law can be complicated. First, DUI is driving under the influence. DUAC is driving with an unlawful alcohol concentration. In another [...]

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 [...]

21 07, 2013

Alert! Lightning Destroys 22 Years of DUI Video and Breath Test Data.

By |July 21st, 2013|Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on Alert! Lightning Destroys 22 Years of DUI Video and Breath Test Data.

  SLED, THE DUI DATABASE and the DUI LAWYER? SLED has reported that the computer server securely storing all breath test and breath test site video footage data was hit by lightning, possibly last Friday. This news is critical information for an experienced South Carolina DUI and criminal defense lawyer. After outlining why this issue [...]

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

[divider_line] 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 [...]

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 [...]

14 01, 2013

Arrested for DUI in Oregon with a .01 breath test? Could it happen in Charleston, SC?

By |January 14th, 2013|Breath Alcohol Testing, Criminal Defense, DUI|Comments Off on Arrested for DUI in Oregon with a .01 breath test? Could it happen in Charleston, SC?

My automated monitoring of the Internet for interesting stories about DUI prosecution around the country, to make me a more full informed Charleston DUI Lawyer, has led me to this story from Oregon which I dissect for you. Instead of just passing the story along, I am compelled to do so with a host of comments. [...]