South Carolina

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of South Carolina. Please note that GHSA does not compile any additional data on state laws other than what is presented in these pages. For more information, consult the appropriate State Highway Safety Office.

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

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