What Happens When You Refuse the Breathalyzer in SC?

What Happens When You Refuse the Breathalyzer in SC?

Can you refuse the breathalyzer in SC?  Driving down the road, on your way home on a Friday night, you see blue lights in the mirror. You stop, thinking you are about to get a speeding ticket, but the officer immediately says, “How much have you had to drink...
How Long Do You Lose Your License for a DUI in SC?

How Long Do You Lose Your License for a DUI in SC?

How long do you lose your license for a DUI in SC? The answer depends on the type of DUI conviction, how many prior DUI convictions you have had, your Datamaster (breathalyzer) result, and whether the suspension is for a DUI conviction or an implied consent...
Who Pays After a Rental Car Accident?

Who Pays After a Rental Car Accident?

Whether you are renting a car while on vacation or driving a rental car as your primary vehicle, a rental car accident can create even more anxiety than an auto accident in your own car – who is going to pay for the damage and your medical expenses?  Does the rental...
DUI – Can You Refuse a Blood Test?

DUI – Can You Refuse a Blood Test?

You may already know that, when you are being arrested for a DUI in SC, you can (and usually should) refuse the breathalyzer test. But what about a blood test? Can you refuse a blood test in SC? In Sanders v. SCDMV, the SC Supreme Court upheld an implied consent...
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