Research Studies Reveal the Truth About Teen Drivers and Auto Accidents

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In 2015, an AAA study revealed that the majority of auto accidents with teen drivers identified as the at-fault party were caused by distracted driving, primarily texting and driving, though talking on the phone and being distracted by drivers were also among the causes. In fact, nearly 60% of all teen driver auto accidents (from […]

Preventing Auto Accidents Involving Elderly Drivers in Charleston

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Many auto accidents occur because of elderly individuals who have become less capable of driving safely, for many different reasons, but do not realize the risk. If you have an elderly family member, then it may fall to you to notice when your loved one is no longer able to safely operate their vehicle and […]

South Carolina Auto Accidents Involving Public Transportation

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When a South Carolina auto accident occurs involving public transportation the injuries and likelihood of fatalities are far greater than they are with ordinary automobile accidents. Because there are likely to be a large number of victims with injuries that require compensation, things can get very complicated very quickly. This is especially true when the […]

What If You’re In A South Carolina Auto Accident in a Store Parking Lot?

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Typically, when you think of auto accidents, you picture those that occur on the road, on highways, neighborhood streets, at intersections, etc. Yet, auto accidents occur in store parking lots, too, as well as school parking lots, restaurant parking lots, bar parking lots, and more. They even happen in multi-level car park facilities that you […]

Pedestrian-Auto Fatalities Soar

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The number of fatal pedestrian-auto crashes increased more in 2015 than in any other year on record. The 10 percent spike comes after years of rather steady declines. Additionally, pedestrians now make up 15 percent of traffic fatalities; in 2005, that figure was only 11 percent. Observers theorize that higher motor vehicle traffic, because of […]

Serious Car Crash Kills One Teen And Injures Another

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A 17-year-old boy died after a 16-year-old driver apparently lost control of his vehicle. The 16-year-old boy, whose name was not released, may have been speeding when he ran off the road on Six Mile Highway near Madden Bridge Road, not far from Central. The car launched into a culvert and then overturned. 17-year-old Dillon […]

Deadly Multi-Car Wreck In Charleston

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A local man faces multiple charges after he was allegedly intoxicated when he caused a fatal multi-car collision on eastbound Interstate 26. Authorities and witnesses state that 56-year-old Dale Yarborough was speeding when he merged onto the Cosgrove Avenue off ramp on I-26. He apparently plowed through three vehicles, one of which careened across Cosgrove […]

Moving Trucks and Third Party Liability

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To save money when they move, many people either forgo moving companies altogether or hire movers that only help load and unload. These moves nearly always involve rented moving trucks from Ryder, U-Haul, and other companies. These drivers frequently cause crashes, because these large vehicles typically require commercial drivers’ licenses to operate and, in most […]

Pedestrian Struck By Car on Charleston Highway

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According to reporting from WLTX 19, a woman was recently struck by a vehicle while she was crossing Highway 321. At the scene, the responding officers told reporters that the woman was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. Our thoughts are with her at this time and we hope her injuries are not […]