Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Crackdown

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. Police officers in Florence, Darlington and Horry counties are cracking down on drugged driving and taking extra care to recognize drivers who are on medication. “The law says you are breaking the law if you are driving while impaired. That’s it,” Florence Police Sgt. Mark Mims told SCNOW.com. “It doesn’t say anything about whether what you’re taking … [Read more...]