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7:53 am on Tuesday April 29, 2014

SC ranks third highest in the nation for drunk driving deaths

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.
10:30 am on Tuesday February 21, 2012

Bill would end DUI moped exemption in South Carolina

Flickr user jazzijava Quite possibly the coolest moped ever. In the past, many DUI cases were thrown out of court because the allegedly drunk drivers were on mopeds, with were exempt from South Carolina motor vehicle laws ... until now. On Wednesday...
5:02 am on Sunday February 19, 2012

Bill would end DUI moped exemption in South Carolina

Flickr user jazzijava Quite possibly the coolest moped ever. In the past, many DUI cases were thrown out of court because the allegedly drunk drivers were on mopeds, with were exempt from South Carolina motor-vehicle laws ... until now. On Wednesday...
4:03 am on Sunday February 19, 2012

Bill would end DUI moped exemption in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user jazzijava Quite possibly the coolest moped ever.In the past, many DUI cases were thrown out of court because the allegedly drunk drivers were on mopeds, with were exempt from South Carolina motor-vehicle laws ... until now. On...
7:47 am on Sunday February 5, 2012

Law enforcement beefing up traffic patrols today

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Have you heard? It's Super Bowl Sunday. It's our last chance to indulge in face-stuffing and beer-guzzling before the swimsuit season preparations begin. If you plan on drinking more than a casual cocktail, also plan...
4:44 am on Saturday January 7, 2012

Daytime DUI arrests trending up on the Grand Strand

Flickr user Seth Anderson If you think of drunk driving as something that happens on a late Saturday night or holiday weekends, think again.  According to this report from WPDE, local DUI incidents are on a three-year upward trend. One explanation...
9:08 am on Thursday December 15, 2011

Statewide crackdown on drunk driving kicks off today

Flickr user JSmith Photo Last year's dramatic "Sober or Slammer" commercial Drinking and the holidays go hand in hand, but state law enforcement is stepping up their efforts to ensure that you stay off the roads if you celebrate with sauce. South...
7:30 am on Thursday December 15, 2011

Statewide crackdown on drunk driving kicks off today

Image by Flickr user JSmith Photo Last year's dramatic "Sober or Slammer" commercialDrinking and the holidays go hand in hand, but state law enforcement is stepping up their efforts to ensure that you stay off the roads if you celebrate with sauce....
8:30 am on Wednesday July 6, 2011

One dead, one facing a DUI after early morning I-26 wreck

Image by Flickr user tom_focusJust before 2 a.m. this morning, 20-year-old Evelyn Freeman of Goose Creek wrecked her SUV into Interstate 26's median. The accident resulted in the death of Freeman's car's passenger, I-26 being closed for several...
12:02 pm on Sunday April 3, 2011

Beaufort County officials plow through hundreds of backlogged DUI cases

TheDigitel Thanks to an order from Chief Justice Jean Toal, Beaufort County officials are chopping down a 400-plus backlog of drunk driving cases. But it's never as easy as just scheduling a court date. The Island Packet has a nice profile on the...

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