202002.29
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DUI: Field Sobriety Tests

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A driver suspected of DUI will almost always be requested to perform Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs). While it is not uncommon for an officer to request a driver to perform any number of tasks, such as touching the tip on one’s nose with the index finger or going through the alphabet backward A driver suspected…

DUI: The Legal Limit Myth
201706.05
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DUI: The Legal Limit Myth

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The expression that an individual charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) was over the limit as regards the person’s blood alcohol content (BAC) perpetuates yet another DUI myth. First, let me explain what is being expressed. Most often, as there are exceptions, an individual arrested for DUI will be offered the opportunity to submit…

DUI:  Drinking and Driving is Illegal is a Myth
201705.30
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DUI: Drinking and Driving is Illegal is a Myth

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Misinformation as to South Carolina DUI law is more than common. I refer to these items of misinformation as DUI “myths,” and on occasion, they pose a threat to freedom and justice. One myth is that it is illegal to drink alcohol and drive. The current problem is that many law enforcement officers now believe…

201705.23
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DUI: The Aftermath

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Driving under the influence (D.U.I.) can be a very expensive and very serious crime for anyone convicted. The process is a long, humiliating and costly price to pay in order to get back your driver’s license. This doesn’t just include the overnight stay at a local police station or the initial fine you are given…