Distracted Driving Risks Change, But Charleston Collisions Remain Likely

Most motorists know how unsafe it is to drive while distracted. Despite this knowledge, however, motorists throughout Charleston and surrounding areas still engage in distracted driving behaviors.  In fact, one recent study shows that there has been a steady increase over the past six years in some of the riskiest behaviors behind the wheel. Anyone…

Crashes Could Be Prevented By Drowsy Driving Crackdown

Drowsy driving remains a top potential cause of tragic motor vehicle accidents. As Automobile Mag reports, drowsy driving cases accounted for at least 2.2 to 2.6 percent of all deadly motor vehicle accidents on U.S. roadways. While this may seem a small percentage at first, it is important to realize that more than 72,000 motor…

Could Rock Slide Fences Prevent Derailments?

Transportation officials are trying to determine whether or not special fences that are used to protect railroad tracks from rock slides in some parts of the country might also be used in Vermont. The Amtrak train known as The Vermonter had been carrying 98 passengers and four crew members when it hit rocks that had…

Downtown Charleston Bike Accident Solidifies Reason To Step Up Bike Law Enforcement

At the busy downtown intersection of Calhoun and King Streets a bicyclist was struck by an S.U.V. breaking the rider’s pelvis. Breaking a pelvis can be a severe injury because of the potential damage to surrounding tissues, arteries, nerves, and veins. According to the police report, the collision occurred in the early evening and was…

Crash Prevention Is A Driver’s Responsibility

Recently, Consumer Affairs reported on a tragic accident that occurred when a driver followed GPS directions and drove off of a bridge. According to Consumer Affairs, there was an elevated roadway that and been partly demolished. A 64-year-old driver was on the road following instructions from his GPS and the vehicle ended up falling 37…

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