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Proposed Bill Would Make South Carolina Child Seats Safer

Young children can face significant risks in motor vehicle accidents if they are not properly restrained. There are already laws in place in South Carolina imposing certain requirements for using equipment aimed at keeping young children safe in the event of car accidents.  Some lawmakers, however, do not believe the current roles go far enough…

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Beaufort Truck Accidents Often Involve Underride- But New Rules Could Change That

Underride accidents are among the most deadly of all truck accidents which occur in the United States. There are regulations requiring the use of underride guards to try to prevent these serious and often fatal truck crashes. The regulations, unfortunately, are inadequate and are not making a substantial difference in preventing tragedy. There could, however, be…

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Understanding Rising South Carolina Crash Risks

In South Carolina, there was a 21 percent increase in the number of fatal car accidents which occurred in the first six months of 2015, compared with in the first six months of 2104. When comparing the number of motor vehicle accident fatalities from January to June of 2015 versus January to June of 2013,…

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Guide to Reporting a Beaufort Auto Accident

A car accident is frightening. In the aftermath of a crash, you need to know how to make a proper report so you can make sure you take advantage of all available insurance coverage.  How to Report a Beaufort Auto Accident These tips will help you to be more prepared to report a South Carolina…

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Most Work Zone Accidents are Rear-End Collisions

Road construction work helps maintain important infrastructure. But such construction interrupts normal driving patterns and creates a serious risk of collisions. Recently, Federal Highway Administration data demonstrated some of the dangers created when drivers fail to exercise reasonable care in work zones. In the past five years, 4,400 people have died in collisions in work zones. A driver…

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