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"SC DUI Pentalty for First Offense"

With a Blood Alcohol Content under .10

  • License Suspension - 6 months
  • Fine - $400
  • Jail - Minimum of 48 hours - Maximum of 30 days, or
  • 48 Hours of Public Service Employment
With a Blood Alcohol Content between .10 and .16
  • License Suspension - 6 months
  • Fine - $500
  • Jail – Minimum of 72 hours – Maximum of 30 days, or
  • 72 Hours of Public Service Employment
With a Blood Alcohol Content Above .16
  • License Suspension - 6 months
  • Fine - $1,000
  • Jail – Minimum of 30 days, or
  • 30 days of Public Service Employment

"SC DUI Pentalty for Second Offense"

With a Blood Alcohol Content under .10

  • License Suspension - 1 year
  • Fine - $2,100-$5,100
  • Jail - Minimum of 5 days - Maximum of 1 year
With a Blood Alcohol Content between .10 and .16
  • License Suspension - 1 year
  • Fine - $2,500-$5,500
  • Jail - Minimum of 30 days – Maximum of 2 years
With a Blood Alcohol Content Above .16
  • License Suspension - 1 year
  • Fine - $3,500-$6,500
  • Jail - Minimum of 90 days - Maximum of 3 years

"SC DUI Pentalty for Third Offense"

With a Blood Alcohol Content under .10

  • License Suspension - 2 years
  • Fine - $3,800-$6,300
  • Jail - Minimum of 60 days - Maximum of 3 years
With a Blood Alcohol Content between .10 and .16
  • License Suspension - 2 years
  • Fine - $5,000-$7,500
  • Jail - Minimum of 90 days – Maximum of 4 years
With a Blood Alcohol Content Above .16
  • License Suspension - 2 years
  • Fine - $7,500-$10,000
  • Jail - Minimum of 6 months - Maximum of 6 years

"SC DUI Pentalty for Fourth Offense"

With a Blood Alcohol Content under .10

  • Permanent License Revocation
  • Jail - Minimum of 1 year - Maximum of 5 years
With a Blood Alcohol Content between .10 and .16
  • Permanent License Revocation
  • Jail - Minimum of 2 years – Maximum of 6 years
With a Blood Alcohol Content Above .16
  • Permanent License Revocation
  • Jail - Minimum of 3 years - Maximum of 7 years

For more information about South Carolina's DUI penalties and your case call the Phipps Law Firm 843-300-4444.

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