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May 2017 Archives

Mopeds now subject to driving while intoxicated laws

For South Carolina residents who had grown accustomed to the laws centered around driving while intoxicated in the state being limited to certain types of vehicles, changes are on the way. Concern over people on mopeds and their safety initiated the changes that were made by the state government. Now, those who are on mopeds are subjected to new safety standards and must adhere to the law when it comes to drinking and getting on a moped.

Memorial Day weekend DUI warnings for drivers

For many South Carolinians, Memorial Day weekend represents the gateway to summer. It is an unofficial summer holiday that represents time with family, barbeques in parks, camping trips or even trips to the beach. What it also represents is the first major travel holiday of the summer driving season.

Man alleged to be driving under the influence crashes with deputy

Being charged with driving under the influence in South Carolina often involves a traffic stop made by law enforcement. In some cases, it involves a crash. Regardless of the situation, it can be essential that a driver who is charged with DUI formulate a defense. A Pawleys Island South Carolina DUI defense attorney is experienced in a wide range of cases to help with crafting that defense.

Drugged driving a rising cause of wrongful death auto accidents

Drivers operating their vehicles under the influence is a major danger for everyone on the road. With the summer months rapidly approaching and tourism at its height, those in Pawleys Island and throughout South Carolina must be vigilant to this reality. Even being cautious does not guarantee that a car accident or truck accident can be avoided. Studies are frequently employed to determine the causes of these crashes to try and reduce the behavior that leads to them. These studies are also informative to those who are filing wrongful death or personal injury claims.

A lawyer can be essential for DUI defense in South Carolina

Law enforcement throughout South Carolina is constantly in a state of high alert looking for drivers who show signs of operating their vehicles while under the influence. This is particularly true with the approach of the warmer months. Considering the litany of problems that can accompany an arrest and conviction for driving under the influence, calling a lawyer can be imperative immediately after the arrest.

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