Posts Categorized: Auto Accidents

Accidents With Recreational Vehicles

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As weather improves across the state, more and more people are taking their recreational vehicles out of storage. Boats and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are becoming more and more common sights on South Carolina’s waterways and fields. But, as with any kind of conveyance, accidents do happen. It is important to remember how much damage these… Read more »

Bicycle Accidents in South Carolina

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South Carolina’s beautiful weather means that there are quite a lot of cyclists and pedestrians on the road. However, not everyone is prepared for the degree of care this requires, in order to drive safely. Bicycle accidents in South Carolina occur far more than in many other states, and one moment of inattention can mean… Read more »

Types of Car Accidents: From Dangerous to Deadly

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Car accidents will never be easy to shrug off. Even if you go through a low-speed impact, you will still lose time and equanimity. However, impacts at higher speeds can have varying effects on your car and your person. Different types will have disparate impacts.

Pedestrian Accidents in Charleston

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Walking or biking in Charleston can be a very pleasant experience. The weather is normally mild, and there are some very comfortable places to walk within the city. However, sometimes someone else’s carelessness can upend your good time and the rest of your life all at once. Pedestrian accidents can be life-changing, and if it… Read more »

Hit By An Uninsured Driver? Your Options

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Under law, automobile insurance is required for every driver on South Carolina roads. However, recent data indicates that as many as 7.7% of drivers in the state do not have insurance, or are underinsured. If you are in an accident and are hit by someone who does not have sufficient coverage, you may be stuck… Read more »

Driving in Winter Weather

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Most of the time, South Carolina’s climate is temperate, even warm. However, weather has been more varied recently than it has in some time, and some are finding it difficult to deal with. Traffic accidents as a result of weather have increased noticeably, especially since the Halloween storm late last year that left noticeable snow… Read more »

Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina

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South Carolina boasts a large proportion of motorcycle riders among those who use its roads. While most people are safe drivers, motorcyclists do have a disproportionate rate of injury and fatality if a crash occurs. If you are hit by a car or another motorcyclist, you may be able to get compensation, depending on the… Read more »

The Aftermath of a DUI

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Driving under the influence (DUI) is one of the United States’ most pervasive crimes. Over ten thousand people were killed in 2012 as a result of someone driving drunk. Yet, despite the prevalence of drunk driving-related fatalities on our roads, the correct way to handle an accident and its aftermath is not often discussed. It… Read more »

Pedaling Your Way to Safety

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Bicyclists all over the country are advocating for improving roadway safety. Local governments have added bicycle lanes in hopes of better accommodating those who prefer two wheels to four. A 2011 article in Charleston Magazine correctly speculated that biking was the up-and-coming mode of transportation in South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Transportation has since… Read more »