Delivery Driver On Job

Although most people are probably unaware or unwilling to believe it, commercially licensed drivers, in fact, have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Delivery drivers spend long hours on the road and are required to meet strict deadlines. Thousands of delivery drivers and other innocent motorists are…

truck driver getting inside truck

Semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are already a significant safety hazard in South Carolina and throughout the United States. For example, South Carolina data from the Department of Public Safety shows 162 truck accidents involving serious injuries and 104 fatal truck accidents occurred in just one recent year. Meanwhile,…

Luxury baby car seat

The use of car seats and booster seats are vital to keep infants, toddlers, and children safe in a vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the lives of an estimated 325 children under 5 years old were saved by car seats over a single recent year….

cars turning to the right

Sometimes drivers need to make a U-turn to get where they need to go. But U-turns can be dangerous, especially on roads with poor sightlines, heavy traffic, and higher speed limits. That’s why drivers always need to be on the lookout and make sure they aren’t performing a dangerous U-turn….

amusement park ride seats

South Carolina has many amusement parks throughout the state. Thousands of people visit amusement parks every year. Unfortunately, severe or fatal injury accidents can occur when park management, staff, or guests aren’t careful. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) reports 1,299 ride-related injuries across theme parks in…

truck driving next to car

Semi-trucks are powerful machines that can weigh up to 80,000 pounds spread across five axles. As a result, they need complex braking systems to bring the vehicle and trailer to a safe stop. But just how far is the stopping distance of the average semi-truck? And what is the stopping…

Showing off bike reflectors

Cyclists often share the road with passenger and commercial vehicles that are much larger, heavier, and travel at higher speeds. In low-visibility conditions, motorists might fail to see cyclists on the road until it is too late to avoid a collision. Fortunately, reflectors can help cyclists ensure that their bike…

Children on school bus

It’s that time of year when our children are heading back to school.  It’s important for drivers to be alert for buses on the road as well as children waiting for them. Watch for children walking and biking to school too. Anticipate the unexpected and watch for a biker who…