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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...]

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...]

Texting and Driving Campaign “#X” Goes Viral

One Day After Premiere, Texting and Driving Campaign “Just Text #X” Goes Viral Texting and driving has surfaced as one of the leading causes of death among teenagers and young adults, higher even than drunk driving. The mortality rate for distracted driving in general is as high as the mortality … [Read more...]

Updates to Distracted Driving Laws Could Lead to Cell Phone Ban

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...]

Parents Are Largest Cause of Teens’ Distracted Driving

Teenage Distracted Driving is a Problem Parents Contribute To Teenagers are one of the largest problem groups when it comes to distracted driving, especially from talking on the phone or texting and driving. However, a new study shows that the cause of a teen's distracted driving is, more than half … [Read more...]

Study Shows Texting and Driving Legislation Works

New Study Shows That Laws Work to Prevent Texting and Driving Accidents A new research study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that texting and driving legislation is the most effective means of preventing that type of distracted driving accident. Texting and driving has … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving Ban Now in Effect in South Carolina

Texting and Driving Ban Should Result In Fewer Accidents in South Carolina On Monday, June 9th, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed the state’s texting and driving ban into law. The texting and driving ban went immediately into effect after Governor Haley signed it. The ban covers writing … [Read more...]

SC Lawmakers Pass Texting and Driving Ban

Texting and Driving Ban Passes House and Senate, Goes to Governor After a long struggle and an 11th-hour compromise, South Carolina lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a ban on texting and driving, making SC the 44th state to pass such legislation. On Wednesday, June 4th, the House passed the … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving Is a Huge Problem in the US

As SC Schedules Debate about Texting and Driving, Stats on Distracted Driving Released The state of South Carolina is one of very few states remaining in the US that does not have a specific texting and driving ban, although other forms of distracted driving have penalties. The current proposed … [Read more...]