Charged with DUAC or DUI in Myrtle Beach, SC?
Below are the penalties under the new DUI/DUAC laws for Driving Under the Influence and Driving with an Unlawful Alcohol Concentration:
•DUI/DUAC – First Offense:
•Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less
◦$400 fine & 2 to 30 days in jail, or 48 hours community service. •Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15: ◦$500 fine or 3 days in jail up to 30 days, or 72 hours of community service. •Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above: ◦$1,000 fine or 30 days to 90 days or 30 days community service.
•DUI/DUAC Second Offense:
Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less ◦ $2,100 to $5,100 fine & 5 days to 1 year in prison with no option of community service. •Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15: ◦$2,500 to $5,500 fine and 30 days to 2 years in prison. •Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above: ◦Fine of $3,500 to $6,500 and 90 days to 3 years in prison.
•DUI/DUAC third offense:
Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less ◦Fine of $3,800 to $6,300 and a jail sentence of 60 days in jail to 3 years in prison. •Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15: ◦Fines from $5,000 to$7,500 and 90 days in jail up to 4 years in prison. •Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above: ◦Fines of$7,500 to $10,000 and from 6 months to 5 years in a state prison.
•DUI/DUAC Fourth or more offenses: ◦From one to 5 years in a state prison with the potential for BAC levels to drive sentences to a maximum of 7 years in prison.
In addition to the above penalties for a DUI, you may be required to carry High Risk SR-22 insurance on your automobile, further adding to the cost of the DUI. The Dui attorneys at the Lovely Law Firm can explain all the penalties associated with a DUI charge.
Visit www.justiceislovely.com for more DUI/DUAC information.
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