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SC Worst in Nation for DUI Deaths

MADD Finds that South Carolina Leads Nation in DUI Deaths New traffic death information released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals that South Carolina leads the nation in DUI deaths. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a national anti-DUI advocacy group, … [Read more...]

Target Zero Campaign Focuses on DUI and Traffic Fatalities

Target Zero Campaign Aims to Prevent Traffic Fatalities this New Years Every year, the holiday season, stretching from Thanksgiving to New Years, corresponds with a rise in traffic fatalities. Many people drive to visit family and friends for various holiday festivities, and the stress of driving … [Read more...]

Trucking Companies Must Help Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving is a Huge Safety Problem for Trucking Companies Distracted driving is becoming one of the biggest road safety hazards in the United States. Numerous studies have shown that modern technology poses a huge temptation to drivers – hands-free phones, smart watches or other wearable … [Read more...]

Jennifer Lopez Victim in DUI Car Accident

Jennifer Lopez and Friend Leah Remini Hit by Drunk Driver, Took Selfie After DUI Car Accident Over the weekend, pop culture icon Jennifer Lopez and friend Leah Remini were enjoying a trip through Malibu in Lopez’s new car when the pair were hit by a drunk driver. They were fine after the DUI car … [Read more...]

Man Charged with Felony DUI in Fatal DUI Accident

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...]

Multistate Traffic Safety Campaign Up for Labor Day

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...]

Bicyclist Death Leads to SC Felony DUI Charges

Driver Faces SC Felony DUI Charges After Striking and Killing a Bicyclist An Atlantic Beach resident was arrested on SC felony DUI charges on Saturday, July 12th, after striking and killing a bicyclist while driving drunk. Demetrius Cordell Hall, 24, was arrested on Saturday on charges of SC … [Read more...]

Orangeburg Man Faces Felony Charges in Motorcycle Accident

Suspect Arrested on Felony Charges for Manslaughter, DUI After Motorcycle Accident A man from Orangeburg now faces felony charges related to a motorcycle accident that killed the off-road bike’s driver. The suspect, 41-year-old Shareef Shabazz, may also face criminal charges for possibly beating … [Read more...]

Alcohol-Related Car Accident Deaths Underreported

Study Shows Car Accident Deaths Caused by Alcohol Use are Underreported A new study from the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism indicates that car accident deaths caused by drunk drivers are underreported on death certificates. “Alcohol misuse is the fourth leading cause of … [Read more...]

SC Senate Bill Will Double Fines for Speeding in Work Zones

New Proposed Bill Will Double Fines for Speeding in Work Zones in SC A proposed bill in the South Carolina Senate will at least double fines for speeding through work zones in the state. Elizabeth Ward, from Georgetown County, testified before the senate on March 18th, regarding the … [Read more...]