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Can Medications Affect a Datamaster Breath Test?

If you are arrested for DUI in South Carolina, under most circumstances, you will be asked by the police to submit to a breath test. Breath test machines (South Carolina uses the Datamaster DMT) can give false positive results or overstate your blood alcohol content. This false result can help bolster the case for the…

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in South Carolina?

My practice sees hundreds of clients each year facing DUI charges. For some, these arrests come as a result of being stopped at a DUI checkpoint. Unfortunately, I’ve found that many people are unaware of their constitutional and legal rights at a checkpoint, which can lead to unfair arrests. The short answer to whether or…

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Some Facts about Breath Testing in South Carolina

If you’re pulled over or arrested for suspicion of drunk driving, you may be asked to submit to a breath test, after you are arrested, the Datamaster test is administered at an authorized site after your arrest. The DataMaster DMT is the breath testing machine used in the state of South Carolina, which uses a…

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