Posts Categorized: Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

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The most recent available data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that pedestrian deaths in automobile accidents rose approximately 10 percent between 2010 and 2012. South Carolina is consistently ranked in the top five most dangerous states for pedestrians, and trends suggest that things may get worse before they improve. If you… 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 »

Pedestrians Have the Right-of-Way…Or Do They?

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Many people have heard the saying that pedestrians always have the right of way when they are walking on roads that are used by motor vehicles. It is unclear if this statement is purporting to be an accurate representation of the law or merely a general rule for drivers to follow. As a South Carolina… Read more »