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Tech Company Offers Anti-Distracted Driving Program

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Tech Company and Sprint Partner for Anti-Distracted Driving Program Although many activities can distract a driver – talking to a passenger, messing with the radio, eating or putting on makeup – the current number one cause of distracted driving is mobile phone use. Mobile phones, especially … [Read more...]

Smartwatches Could Cause Distracted Driving

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Despite Cell Phone Bans, Distracted Driving Could Increase Due to Smartwatches Apple recently announced the new iPhone 6, as well as the Apple Watch, the latest in a growing market of smartwatches. The new iPhones feature larger screens so websites and media can be seen more clearly, and … [Read more...]

Man Charged with Felony DUI in Fatal DUI Accident

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DUI Charges for Man Who Caused Fatal DUI Accident that Killed Two People The South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested a Westminster, SC resident on DUI charges after he caused a fatal DUI accident that led to a 5-car pile-up and the deaths of two people. Around 7:45 PM on Saturday, September 6th, … [Read more...]

GM to Help Prevent Distracted Driving by Developing New Software

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GM and Takata Reportedly Developing Eye-Sensing Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving A new facial recognition software may be applied to vehicles to help prevent distracted driving, according to a new report. The system was developed by Australian company Seeing Machines, which works with … [Read more...]

Woman Charged in Fatal Boating Accident

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Woman’s Intoxication Led to Fatal Boating Accident, Bond Denied A woman was arrested over Labor Day weekend for being intoxicated while operating a boat, and causing a fatal boating accident that led to the deaths of two young children. Dawn Bagwell Thompson, 52-year-old resident of Easley, was … [Read more...]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed for Bike Crash that Killed Former Napster COO

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Family Will File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against LA Cop That Killed Entertainment Lawyer in Bike Crash The family of an entertainment lawyer and former COO of Napster announced on Thursday, August 28th, that they would move forward with the wrongful death lawsuit filed against the Los Angeles … [Read more...]

Company Liable for Trucking Accident Case

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Judge Holds Company Liable for Affiliate in Trucking Accident Case Plaintiff Michael Stratton lost his wife in a trucking accident in 2009, when a truck driver caused a crash on the New York Turnpike because he was watching pornography while driving. The truck driver is currently in jail on … [Read more...]

Multistate Traffic Safety Campaign Up for Labor Day

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SC, NC, GA Take Part in “Hands Across the Border” Traffic Safety Campaign for Labor Day An estimated 1.5 million people will travel through the Carolinas this Labor Day weekend, according to AAA Carolinas. About 90% of those traveling will be driving, which means traffic safety becomes very … [Read more...]

Columbia In Top 200 Cities for Traffic Safety

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Columbia Falls in Top 200 List of Cities with Safest Drivers, Traffic Safety According to Allstate America’s Best Drivers report, Columbia, SC ranks 154th out of 200 cities in the United States surveyed for traffic safety and other driving concerns. Columbia lost a few positions this year – in … [Read more...]

Updates to Distracted Driving Laws Could Lead to Cell Phone Ban

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San Antonio Lawmaker Seeks to Ban Cell Phones in Distracted Driving Law A lawmaker in San Antonio has proposed updates to local distracted driving laws that would mean drivers cannot not use cell phones at all while in their vehicles. Mike Gallagher, from District 10, proposed a revision to San … [Read more...]