Alcohol Impaired Driving Laws: South Carolina

Penalties

Increased Penalty for High BAC Administrative License Suspension on First Offense Limited Driving Privileges During Suspension Vehicle and License Plate Sanctions
.15 1 month (for BAC .15 or higher) Yes Vehicle confiscation

Ignition Interlocks

Mandatory for repeat convictions and for first-time offenders convicted of having a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.15% or higher

Other

Open Container Laws Repeat Offender Laws Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment
Yes Yes Yes