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Myrtle Beach DUS (Driving Under Suspension) Attorney

Serving Horry and Georgetown Counties: Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, Carolina Forest, Conway, Surfside, Murrell's Inlet, Longs, Aynor, Latta, Dillon and Georgetown

South Carolina Statute §56-1-460 provides Penalties for driving while license cancelled, suspended or revoked and provides for route restricted license in certain circumstances if it is a first or second offense and you are employed or enrolled in a college or university.

 

Driving Under Suspension Penalties (Not DUI Related):

For a first offense, fined three hundred dollars plus court costs or imprisoned for up to thirty days, or both;

For a second offense, fined six hundred dollars plus court costs or imprisoned for up to sixty consecutive days, or both; and

For a third and subsequent offense, fined one thousand dollars plus court costs and imprisoned for up to ninety days or confined to a person's place of residence pursuant to the Home Detention Act for not less than ninety days nor more than six months. No portion of a term of imprisonment or confinement under home detention may be suspended by the trial judge. For purposes of this item, a person sentenced to confinement pursuant to the Home Detention Act is required to pay for the cost of such confinement.


Driving Under Suspension Penalties (DUI Related)

For a first offense, fined three hundred dollars plus court costs or imprisoned for not less than ten nor more than thirty days;

For a second offense, fined six hundred dollars plus court costs or imprisoned for not less than sixty days nor more than six months;

For a third and subsequent offense, fined one thousand dollars plus court costs and imprisoned for not less than six months nor more than three years;

No portion of the minimum sentence imposed under this item may be suspended.

If you have been charged with Driving Under Suspension in South Carolina contact The Chambers Law Firm today at (843) 692-7953.