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Five Tips to Avoid Getting Rear-Ended

After a recent, deadly accident, WYFF4 reported a a South Carolina state trooper said that most collisions in the area are fender benders and/or rear-end accidents which happen when people aren’t paying attention.  Rear-end accidents are very common on South Carolina roads, and those accidents endanger motorists. Usually, it is the rear driver who is to…

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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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