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September 2015 Archives

The dangers of driving in the fog

Between 1990 and 2012, South Carolina ranked as one of the states that had the highest number of fatal crashes associated with smoke and fog, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. During those years, several thousand people around the country died as a result of a smoke-and fog-related car accidents.

Defective switch may have contributed to car accidents

As many South Carolina drivers are aware, in February 2014 General Motors recalled 2.6 million motor vehicles because of ignition switches that were defective. Some of the cases where individuals were convicted as having caused an accident and death of another individual and have been incarcerated may have been victims of an ignition switch problem.

Car accidents can result in a delayed appearance of symptoms

Many South Carolina residents who have experienced car accidents may be familiar with the delayed onset of some symptoms. These conditions can unpleasantly surprise people who are already dealing with other physical problems, and some can carry serious consequences.

Rise of Uber has led to drop in DUI accidents

People in South Carolina may have heard of Uber, the car-sharing service that has entered the market in many major cities across the country. While Uber has long claimed that its services reduce the number of DUI accidents, research into the actual DUI rates since the implementation of Uber had not previously been studied. Recently, researchers completed a study that analyzed DUI rates in cities in which Uber has entered the market, and the results are positive.

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