Driver Finds Herself Between School Bus And 18-Wheeler, Palmetto State Works To Curb Rising Pedestrian Fatalities

Your lawyers in Charleston at Howell and Christmas have previously posted entries concerning school bus accidents, car accidents, and tractor-trailer accidents. However, none the past entries have involved all three of the said vehicles in a single incident, until today. Last month in St. Stephan, South Carolina (a community in northern Berkeley County) the driver…

Know The Traffic Rules As A Pedestrian

It is dangerous to walk near the road. True, we do have rules that are intended to keep pedestrians and autos safe, but there’s always the chance of an accident. Sometimes the road just doesn’t allow for safe walking along the shoulder, and people have to take chances. Or sometimes a driver just isn’t paying…

Charleston And Pedestrians: An Un-Lovely Affair

Whether its students, shoppers, or professionals rushing back to the office after lunch, the downtown area of Charleston is rampant with jaywalkers, an issue put in print by Post and Courier columnist Ken Burger last week. But without formal laws on the city books to penalize those objecting designated crosswalks there is little in the…

Calls For Horse Carriage Ban In Charleston

Horse-drawn carriages are usually associated with thoughts of fun tours and excitement. But an out-of-control horse-drawn carriage recently caused local residents near the Charleston Market to redefine those cheery images. The horse led a carriage that wildly careened and smashed into the market. While no serious injuries were reported to authorities, the accident still caused…

Protect Yourself And Those Around You During Back-To-School Season

Are you celebrating back-to-school season like the dozens of other parents you know? Maybe instead of celebrating, you are spending your days wringing your hands wondering if your little one is making it through the day. Back-to-school means different things for different parents. What you all have in common, though, is the belief that your…

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