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The Link Between Tourism & Car Accidents in South Carolina

Hilton Head summertime traffic raises the risk for crashes & injuries Every year, thousands of tourists drive down US-278 to enjoy South Carolina's Lowcountry beaches, entertainment, and annual events. They bring with them a passion for fun, but also an increased risk of causing car accidents. That's because, typically, the more vehicles and unfamiliar drivers...

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Study Ranks South Carolina Drivers Among the Worst

Everyone has a story involving poor driving behavior they’ve witnessed on the road. Every year there are car accidents involving drivers who were speeding, texting, or operating under the influence. A new study has made it official: South Carolina has some of the worst drivers in the United States. Researchers at Car Accident Comparison examined...

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Beaufort County Fatal Pedestrian Crash Highlights State Problem

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in South Carolina Discuss the Issue A senior man has been identified as the person killed in a motor vehicle v. pedestrian crash on Lady's Island. The fatal pedestrian accident took place in late December 2021 at around 8:15 p.m. on Sea Island Parkway between Meridan Road and Youmans Drive, according to...

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South Carolina Highway Patrol Urges Drivers to Buckle Up

In Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head, and anywhere in the Lowcountry, a car accident can change your life in the blink of an eye. If you were not wearing your seat belt, you run a much greater risk of a serious injury that can sideline you for weeks, months, or even have lifelong consequences. The South...

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What Causes the Most Fatal Crashes in South Carolina Over the Holidays?

A Beaufort, SC Car Accident Attorney Discusses Christmas is called "the most wonderful time of the year," but it is also one of the most dangerous due to an increase in drunk drivers on the road, according to a new study. An analysis of car accidents around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays reveals that people...

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Nearly 40% of South Carolina Traffic Deaths Caused By Speeding

Speeding is one of the top causes of car accidents in South Carolina. It’s an aggressive yet common driving behavior. It’s against the law to drive above the posted speed limit, but drivers do it every day. This often results in crashes that leave victims with serious injuries, especially at high speeds. Sometimes those injuries...

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Report: Surge in Traffic Fatalities Continued Into 2021

Our car accident lawyers reveal what drivers in South Carolina should know When the pandemic hit in 2020, tight restrictions resulted in Americans driving less. But despite fewer cars on the road, the U.S. saw more than a 7% increase in traffic fatalities. An analysis found this was largely due to drivers engaging in more...

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Bluffton Teen Tragically Dies After Getting Hit by Pickup Truck

A pedestrian accident attorney in South Carolina explains what you should know In the Lowcountry, people are mourning the death of a Bluffton High School student who recently died in a tragic motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the 14-year-old Bluffton boy died in August 2021 after being struck by...

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South Carolina drivers: New ‘move right’ law goes into effect Aug. 15, 2021

Learn what our car accident lawyers have to say about the new law A new traffic law goes into effect this month in South Carolina which is intended to prevent car accidents on highways throughout the state. Known as the “move right law,” this law requires drivers on state highways to move over to the...

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Who's behind the wheel? Report says Uber & Lyft are desperate for drivers

At a time when the minimum wage is $7.25 per hour in South Carolina, some Uber drivers are reportedly making more than double that rate transporting people through the rideshare service. According to an estimate of driver earnings in major cities from Uber, drivers in some U.S. cities are making more than $40 an hour....

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