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 [...]

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 [...]