DUI cases nearly double from last year

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The number of drunk drivers arrested in Myrtle Beach is twice this year compared to last.  

As reported by WPDE, September racked up 300 DUIs across the area.  One law enforcement officer talked about the misconception about how long it takes alcohol to leave your system after consumption.  You can read the full story here.  

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), South Carolina is the second worst state in the nation for fatalities associated with driving under the influence.  You can see the details here.

The best prevention is being proactive.  If you're in a situation where someone you know to be impaired is getting behind the wheel, here are tips for handling it.

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