South Carolina DUI laws are complex and DUI
convictions carry very serious consequences. Do not be complacent after being arrested for driving under the influence in the State of South Carolina. If your South Carolina Drivers License was
suspended for an implied consent violation there are extremely important filing deadlines that if missed WILL absolutely disqualify your eligibility for a Temporary Alcohol License leaving your only
alternative a (severely) Route Restricted South Carolina Drivers License.
Why challenge the alleged implied consent violation?
A South Carolina Route Restricted Driver's License will allow SC motorists permission to
drive to school, a place of employment and ADSAP only. The Alcohol Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP) is an additional requirement (to restore driving priviledges) should a motorist choose not to
challenge a South Carolina Driver's License (SCDL) suspension for an implied consent violation. A motorist must first register and then eventually complete the ADSAP program before the South Carolina
Department of Motor Vehicles will reinstatement previously held driving privileges. This means that even after the six month SCDL suspension has expired a motorist will be temporarily disqualified
from reinstating previously held driving privileges unless the motorist has been evaluated and registered for ADSAP classes.
Time is of the essence in filing the appropriate documentation with the SC Administrative
Law Court to challenge a SCDL suspension for an implied consent violation. If you are illegible, DUI Lawyer Travis Newton will challenge your implied consent violation in an effort to reverse the
suspension thus reinstating your SCDL, with the ADSAP requirement also rescinded. It is important to note that the ADSAP requirement will be reinstated if the motorist is later convicted of
driving under the influence. Your DUI Lawyer should inform you if ADSAP is a requirement of any plea bargain or "deal" reached with a South Carolina Department of Public Safety Officer or The State
of South Carolina.
DUI Defense Attorney Travis Newton believes
more motorists are unfairly charged with DUI than all other serious crimes combined. Many are quick to blame police officers when innocent motorists are arrested for driving under the influence.
Travis Newton believes blaming police officers is a mistake. Travis believes inaccurate assumptions (used as standards) in impaired driving investigations are responsible when innocent motorists find
themselves charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These inaccurate standards stem from inaccurate assumptions adopted by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) in the field of experimental psychology as it relates to impaired driving recognition. The truth is, there are many factors that may cause an innocent motorist to mimic signs of
An arrest for driving under the influence can
leave the accused motorist scared, anxious, and confused. A conviction for DUI will add a permanent stain to a defendant's criminal record or South Carolina Law Enforcement Division criminal
background check. If you have been charged with driving under the influence a free consultation with Anderson & Clemson DUI Lawyer Travis Newton may help you understand how an innocent motorist
may be mistakenly identified as an impaired driver.
- What are the consequences of a South
Carolina DUI conviction?
- Is there mandatory jail time for a DUI
- What are the total fines?
- How long will I lose my South Carolina
- Will I be forced to attend mandatory drug
and alcohol counseling?
- What is The Alcohol Drug Safety Action
- What is SR-22?
- What are the legal consequences for my
- Are Field Sobriety Tests
- Is the breathalyzer
- How does Emma's Law effect the people of
- Will I be forced to blow into an ignition
interlock device each time I start my vehicle?
DUI Defense Attorney Travis Newton will
answer these questions and address the specific facts of your case. There are factors that effect the manner in which the human body digests alcohol. A motorists' blood alcohol content may
continue to rise long after his or her final drink of a particular setting. The result of a chemical test 1 to 2 hours after an arrest may be very different from the motorist's blood alcohol content
while actually operating the motor vehicle.
A DUI arrest for a Clemson or Anderson
University Student can be particularly frightening. Do not let a DUI charge be the reason for giving up on your goal of graduating from college. Just because you have been arrested for driving under
the influence does not mean you have been found guilty of DUI. In fact, you are innocent until proven guilty. Anderson & Clemson DUI Lawyer Travis Newton will discuss possible defenses after
hearing the facts of your case and review particular challenges a DUI charge may present for a college student. Our Anderson based law office is only 25 minutes from the Clemson University Campus.
Newton & Campbell Law P.A. provides private parking to protect your privacy.
DUI Lawyer Travis Newton practices law in
South Carolina's Tenth and Thirteenth Judicial Circuit including all Upstate South Carolina Municipal and Magistrate Courts in Anderson, Clemson, Pickens, Oconee, Seneca, Easley, Walhalla, and
Greenville, South Carolina.
Newton & Campbell Law P.A. is located at
111 Sharpe Street Anderson, South Carolina 29621 and can be reached at (864) 965-9148. If you are visiting Newton & Campbell Law P.A. on your mobile device please find the call button at the
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