A South Carolina state legislator has stated that he faces a drunken driving charge as a result of a stop that took place on Interstate 77 last year.  He is reported to have been stopped after the South Carolina-Georgia Football game on October 6, 2012.

The legislator did not submit to the breathalyzer test, and will face an automatic license suspension.  He has stated that he has been able to obtain a provisional license that allowed him to drive to work until the license is fully restored.

A DUI can impact anyone from every single walk of life.  South Carolina football is huge, and it is easy for someone to consume one too many alcoholic beverages while attending a game and decide to get behind the wheel of a car.  This is also something that is difficult to judge; so, if you have consumed more than one or two drinks before you are supposed to drive, you may be in danger of a DUI charge.  Therefore, we recommend you consume nothing before driving.  However, if you do we can try to help you.  Call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP for a consultation on your DUI charge.  You can reach us at 803-548-4444, or toll-free at 877-374-5999.