Jan 21, 2012 · I was convicted of felony dui in South Carolina. For some reaons my drivers license was suppended for 11 years. I'm not sure how this happened as the only guides I show now have a suspension of 3 years plus time served.
South Carolina law prohibits a person from driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol to the extent that the person’s faculties to drive are materially and appreciably impaired. If you are convicted of causing great bodily injury or death while driving under the influence (felony DUI), you face: ARTICLE 30, Chapter 5, Title 56 of the 1976 Code was repealed by 2017 Act No. 89, Section 35, effective November 19, 2018.
For a DUI accident resulting in great bodily injury, the presumptive sentence under South Carolina law is 30 days in jail, up to 15 years in state prison, plus a fine of $5,000 to $10,000. For a DUI accident resulting in fatality, the range is one year (minimum) up to 25 years in prison, plus a fine of $10,000 to $25,000. Jun 02, 2014 · South Carolina Felony DUI Law A person will be charged with a felony for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both, if while operating the vehicle under the influence, the person causes “great bodily injury” or death to a person other than himself including a passenger, pedestrian, another driver. Sep 30, 2010 · Attorney Steve Sumner (www.upsatedui.com www.stevesumnerlaw.com) explains the Felony DUI law in brief in South Carolina. South Carolina DUI & DWI Drinking and driving is a serious and dangerous offense in South Carolina. You can face heavy fines, jail time, driver's license suspensions, ignition interlock device requirements, alcohol and drug safety programs, and reinstatement fees. Under the South Carolina Felony DUI law, the definition of “great bodily injury” is defined as bodily injury which is life threatening, causes permanent disfigurement, or results in the loss or impairment of the function of any bodily function or organ.
Jul 23, 2019 · On Tuesday, Swearingen pleaded guilty to Felony DUI with great bodily injury as well as possession of cocaine. That five year sentence for possession of cocaine is suspended, meaning after his 15... Dec 21, 2019 · Officials said the maximum sentence in South Carolina for felony DUI resulting in death is 25 years in prison. Authorities said just before midnight May 19, 2018, Rice was driving a 2004 Taurus on ...