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Can I get a DUI on my boat?

Boating Under the InfluenceBoaters out drinking and driving or sailing on Lake Murray or Lake Wateree can be arrested for BUI, or boating under the influence. Boaters and sailors are subject to the same implied consent, as if they were drinking and driving on the road.South Carolina Department of Natural Resources does not list the boating and alcohol laws among its boating regulations. Boaters beware: You can be arrested for boating, sailing, or simply being in control of your boat while under the influence. Penalties for BUI … [Read more...]