DUAC - Driving with an Unlawful Alcohol Concentration
If you are charged in Columbia, South Carolina with Driving with Unlawful Alcohol Concentration (DUAC), the penalties are severe and long lasting. It’s imperative that you hire an experienced attorney to help you navigate the complex court proceedings. The lawyers at Bernstein and Bernstein will investigate the charge and defend your rights in court.
In the state of South Carolina, it is unlawful for a person to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. If a blood test determines your BAC is over the legal limit, you can be charged with the offense of Driving With Unlawful Alcohol Concentration (DUAC). You may be charged with DUAC if the BAC test was performed within two hours of the time of your arrest and if there was reasonable suspicion for the traffic stop. You cannot be charged with DUAC if you were stopped at a roadblock or at a driver's license checkpoint. You cannot be charged with both DUI and DUAC. If you are charged with DUAC, you are entitled to a jury trial and have the right to challenge numerous factors involved in the case. That’s why you need an experienced attorney to guide you through the legal process.
If you’ve been charged with Driving with Unlawful Alcohol Concentration (DUAC) in Columbia, South Carolina, contact Bernstein and Bernstein for experienced legal representation to ensure that your rights are aggressively defended.