SC High Schoolers Learn Texting and Driving Dangers

Chapin High School First to Host AT&T’s Texting and Driving Assembly in South Carolina Chapin High School became the first, and so far only, school in the state to host an assembly about the dangers of texting and driving. The assembly was sponsored by AT&T as part of the company’s nationwide #ItCanWait campaign, which uses simulations to … [Read more...]

Low Gas Prices Can Lead to More Traffic Fatalities

With More People Driving Because of Cheap Gas, More Vehicle Crashes and Traffic Fatalities Occur In the first 6 months of 2015, traffic fatalities and car crashes sky-rocketed in the U.S. – while 2014 hit a fantastic low in traffic fatalities, deaths in car accidents rose 14% between January and June this year. Some analysts, including South … [Read more...]

Maine Driver Faces Distracted Driving Charges After Selfie Crash

Rise of Selfies Adds to Distracted Driving Problems Across the U.S. Over the weekend, a driver in Maine injured several of his passengers after he attempted to take a selfie while behind the wheel. He now faces a distracted driving summons. On Saturday, August 29th, 29-year-old Jordan Toner of Hampden was driving himself and several friends … [Read more...]

Back to School Safety: Distracted Driving

As Students Return to School, Distracted Driving Awareness is More Important than Ever According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nine people are killed every day by distracted drivers in the United States. Almost 1,200 people are injured in these types of accidents. With the beginning of the school year approaching for many in South … [Read more...]

Avoiding Pool and Drowning Accidents

Avoiding Drowning Accidents in South Carolina Spring and summer months bring warmer weather, outdoor cookouts, and pool parties. Whether you plan to spend the upcoming 4th of July weekend out on a boat, on the beach or lakeside, or simply hanging by the pool, it’s important to be safe. Basic knowledge of pool and water safety to help reduce the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips

Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips for South Carolina’s Bikers Statistically, a motorcyclist is killed every 3 days in an accident in South Carolina. There were 1,819 reported motorcycle crashes in SC in 2010, which accounted for 10% of traffic fatalities; motorcycle accidents comprised less than 2% of crashes overall. There are many causes of … [Read more...]

Self-Driving Tractor Trailer Can Prevent Trucking Accidents

New Self-Driving Semi-Truck Could Reduce or Prevent Trucking Accidents Hauling cargo across the country is a tough, demanding job for any long-haul trucker. Although Federal law regulates the hours and manner of driving, violations are common, increasing the risk of a tractor trailer accident. Now, a company has developed a self-driving tractor … [Read more...]

Over 30 Personal Injury Lawsuits for Metro-North Train Accident

Two Years After Massive Metro-North Train Accident, Personal Injury Plaintiffs Still Filing Lawsuits Although it has been two years since the infamous Metro-North train accident and derailment injured 70 passengers, plaintiffs are still filing personal injury lawsuits against the railroad company for long-lasting injuries and disabilities. As … [Read more...]

Amtrak Sues Trucking Company for Serious Train Accident in NC

Trucking Company Faces Lawsuit from Amtrak and Railroad Company Regarding Serious Train Accident Amtrak and CSX filed a lawsuit against trucking company Guy M. Turner, Inc, of Raleigh, for causing a serious train accident in March this year that injured 55 people on an Amtrak passenger train. The lawsuit was filed in Halifax, NC on Friday, May … [Read more...]

Five Georgia Nursing Students Die in Tractor Trailer Accident

Tractor Trailer Accident Leads to Deaths of Five Nursing Students In the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 22nd, traffic in Georgia was start-and-stop as usual during the morning rush. Unfortunately, a tractor trailer failed to slow down during a stop in the highway traffic and caused a serious, multi-car pile-up that killed five nursing … [Read more...]

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