Here's some great information on the so-called science of breath testing
March 2011 Archives
For every conviction for driving under the influence, there are mandatory penalties. That means that if you are found guilty, or if you plead guilty or no contest to your South Carolina DUI charge, you will be subject to the basic penalty structure below. It is important to realize that every case is different, and there may be good reasons why you would be a candidate for the minimum or maximum penalty. For this reason, it is important to consult with a local South Carolina DUI attorney who practices in the county where your case is pending.Under the South Carolina DUI penalty statutes, the penalties that you may receive vary depending on several factors. The most important factors are 1) your alcohol level (BAC); and 2) whether you have prior DUI convictions, and if so, how many.