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Drive-Thru Hamburger Leads to Distracted Driving Charges

Alabama Man Faces Distracted Driving Charges for Eating Hamburger While Driving An Alabama resident faces distracted driving charges in Cobb County, Georgia, after a police officer pulled him over for eating a hamburger in his vehicle. Madison Turner says he went through a McDonald’s drive-thru … [Read more...]

SC Orders Uber to Halt Services in State

As Uber’s Legal Woes Continue, South Carolina Demands Mobile App Cease and Desist On Thursday, January 15th, the Public Service Commission of South Carolina ordered popular and infamous ridesharing service Uber to stop its operations in the state. Uber has faced numerous accusations, including … [Read more...]

App Solutions Offered for Distracted Driving

Some Apps Offer Solutions to Prevent Distracted Driving State Farm recently released information from its distracted driving survey, which found that fewer people talk on the phone while driving, but the advent of smartphone technology has led many drivers to read, text, Tweet, and chat message … [Read more...]

Smart Phones Causing More Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Less from Talking, More from Smart Phones A new survey of distracted driving in the US shows that fewer people are talking on their phones, but more people are texting and driving, writing emails, or checking social media through their smart phones. State Farm has conducted an … [Read more...]

SC Texting and Driving Law In Full Force

Warning Period of SC Texting and Driving Law is Over This past June, South Carolina lawmakers passed a bill banning texting and driving. To inform drivers that the practice is now illegal, law enforcement spent several months pulling drivers over and issuing warnings about typing on a mobile phone … [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...]

Low Gas Prices Lead to Highest Expected Thanksgiving Travelers Traffic

South Carolina Hopes to Keep Traffic Deaths Low During Busy Thanksgiving Travelers Season Every holiday season, AAA offers traffic safety and travel tips during busy road travel times, including Thanksgiving travelers. This year, AAA forecasts that the greatest number of Americans will travel on … [Read more...]

People Understand Dangers of Texting and Driving, Do It Anyway

Study Shows Drivers Understand Danger of Texting and Driving but Chooses to do it Anyway A new survey shows that 98% of drivers understand the dangers of texting and driving – statistically, it just as dangerous as drinking and driving – but those drivers chose to text and drive regardless of the … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving and Tractor Trailers Don’t Mix

Distracted Driving Leads to Tractor Trailer Accident off Maine Highway On Monday, October 27th, a tractor trailer ran off the road and leaked fuel into the mud after crashing. State troopers say the accident was caused by distracted driving. Reportedly, the driver, Steven Haggan, was unfamiliar … [Read more...]

4 Passengers File Personal Injury Lawsuits Against Megabus

After Megabus Accident, 4 Passengers File Personal Injury Lawsuits On Tuesday morning, October 14th, a Megabus bound for Chicago suffered a severe crash that left at least 26 of the 56 passengers injured, with 6 of those injuries considered serious. A total of 18 people had to be taken to area … [Read more...]