Getting convicted for driving under the influence can have a significant effect on your life. Your driving privileges will be affected, you could lose your job, and your relationships with your family and friends may not be the same. In addition, increased vehicle insurance rates will likely happen. This doesn't even include the penalties from the conviction.
You may wonder if not taking the breath test is a better option than possibly providing proof to the police that you are intoxicated. If you refuse to take a breath test in South Carolina, your driving privileges will be suspended for six months.