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Should 'Right on Red' Be Banned?

Every day, drivers face a common scenario at intersections – the option to make a right turn on a red light. While some see it as a convenient way to save time and keep traffic moving, others consider it a hazard and a potential cause of car accidents. The debate over whether right turns on...

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South Carolina Teen Driver Fatalities: Nearly 40% Occur in Summer

Why are teen drivers at higher risk of car accidents in the summer? Young drivers in South Carolina consistently cause more car accidents during the summer months, according to a recent nationwide traffic safety study. And other road safety researchers have come to the same conclusion – teen drivers cause more collisions during the summer....

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Safe Boating is Responsible Boating: Tips to Avoid Boat Accidents

Boating accidents in South Carolina can occur in an instant, posing a grave risk to you or your loved ones while navigating Lake Murray or any other expansive body of water in the state. Recognizing the urgency of this issue, boating safety advocates are stressing the importance of responsible boating. Yvonne Pentz, the communications director...

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Distracted Driving Remains a Serious Problem on South Carolina Roads

In Lexington and communities throughout the Palmetto State, crashes caused by distracted drivers often result in severe and fatal injuries Despite the implementation of tough laws and strict enforcement, South Carolina's roads are still experiencing devastating consequences from distracted driving accidents. State officials report that distracted or inattentive driving, particularly involving cell phone use or...

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to understand the significant effects a brain injury can have on a person's life. From physical disabilities to cognitive impairments and emotional disturbances, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be subtle or catastrophic. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, more than 5.3 million individuals in...

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NHTSA Study Reveals Shocking $340B Price Tag for Traffic Crashes

The financial and societal toll of car accidents in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed the staggering total cost of motor vehicle crashes in 2019: $340 billion. The agency's latest report, "The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2019," offers a comprehensive look at the impact of a...

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Broken Glass Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents

Crash victims can suffer severe and sometimes fatal injuries from broken glass Any kind of car accident - including rollovers, head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, and pileups - can result in broken glass injuries. During a crash, sharp glass fragments can cut or puncture various bodily parts, inflicting injury. Likewise, after an accident, people can get...

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Too Many Drivers Think Partially Automated Vehicles Are Self-Driving Cars

Despite numerous safety warnings, many drivers use partially automated cars as if they were self-driving vehicles, which can easily result in a serious car accident, according to a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)  study. “The big-picture message here is that the early adopters of these systems still have a poor understanding of the...

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