DUI Sentence Enhancements in South Carolina
In South Carolina, you can be convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the extent that your ability to drive a vehicle is significantly impaired. It makes no difference whether your blood alcohol content is less than 0.08 percent. In fact, South Carolina has a separate offense of driving with an unlawful alcohol concentration (DUAC), where your alcohol concentration does matter. It is a crime to drive a vehicle if your blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 percent or greater.