DUI topic page
7:53 am on Tuesday April 29, 2014
South Carolina is the third deadliest state in the nation when it comes to drunk driving deaths, according to a study by 24-7 Wall Street. The study shows that nearly 360 people were killed by drunk drivers in the state in 2012.
8:16 am on Friday April 25, 2014
Checkpoints will be held throughout the county in an effort to reduce drinking and driving-related car crashes [...] There will be increased enforcement through public safety checkpoints and saturation patrols in Horry County throughout the weekend...
6:17 am on Saturday February 1, 2014
Retired general and current head of the S.C. Department of Transportation, Robert St. Onge, has resigned after being arrested in Lexington County on a charge of driving under the influence.
4:00 pm on Monday December 16, 2013
via WMBF News "The latest count shows that 714 people have died on South Carolina roads so far this year. The state has a fatality rate of 49 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, one of the highest in the country. According to...
8:36 am on Tuesday May 28, 2013
South Carolina's high rate of traffic fatalities involving drunk drivers isn't securing an easier victory for stricter laws.
6:12 am on Tuesday May 14, 2013
A Beaufort High School assistant principal was arrested for an alleged DUI for driving with nearly twice the legal limit on May 5. Daniel Scott Tooman was back at work two days later.
9:35 am on Sunday April 28, 2013
First report April 26th: First there was Amanda on Friday morning, One of the stars of TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" was arrested and charged with DUI early Friday morning, apparently after crashing into a power pole, according to a police report...
10:33 am on Monday April 22, 2013
Although South Carolina ditched laws that required all drinks to be poured from fresh minibottles back in 2006, drunk driving rates are still problematic — even if bartenders can still make more diverse and better tasting drinks.
8:53 am on Monday April 22, 2013
Off-duty North Charleston police officer Christina Mask was arrested on DUI and open container charges early Monday morning after a marked department cruiser crashed.
8:52 am on Wednesday March 13, 2013
A Columbia municipal judge has ruled that a DUI test may have been invalid after an officer told a defendant to "blow hard" into a breathalyzer, an action that could have skewed the results. Thought the ruling doesn't apply outside of the capital...