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Work Zone Safety: Must Know Information For The Road

The smooth and efficient interstate travel that everyone takes for granted would not be possible without the maintenance and construction done in work zones. This is why motorists should not feel frustrated or impatient when driving through them. In truth, most work zones do not add significantly to your overall commute time because they are deliberately set…

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How To Build Situational Awareness While Driving

You cannot drive safely without knowing what is happening on the road. This requires an expanded situational awareness which means more than merely avoiding distractions. Even when not distracted by their mobile devices, many drivers get into needless accidents because they don’t use their eyes actively. Motorists often fail to see the car running a…

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If You Are Injured In An Accident, Always Seek Medical Attention

Not all car accident injuries are obvious at first. Even if you feel OK and your car’s damage is not extensive, you should always get a medical evaluation to rule out injuries with delayed symptoms. Some serious injury types can take time to develop, and quick medical attention reduces the risk of complications and speeds…

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Important Information And Documents You Need For Your Consultation

Meeting with a personal injury lawyer after you’ve been injured in a car accident can have you a bit nervous and unsure of what to expect. In order to ensure your meeting goes well, you don’t want to show-up to your meeting empty-handed. Give your potential lawyer as much information as possible in order for him…

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The South Carolina Moped Bill

On January 14, a moped bill was passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives. The bill, which has not been approved by the Senate, would put certain restrictions on moped riders. If made a law, here are some restrictions and regulations the bill would put on those who ride mopeds: The bill would require moped…

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The Dangers Of Driving On Autopilot

One of the first lessons students in driving school are taught is to pay attention to the road. This important lesson seems to have been forgotten by many drivers with years of experience. Complacency builds up when driving becomes second nature and their commuting routes and home neighborhoods become familiar. Because of this, they hand over their driving…

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Avoid Being Charged With A Hit-and-Run

Often, people assume those charged with a hit-and-run are driving while drunk, do not have insurance, or otherwise have a reason they want to flee the scene as quickly as possible. Sometimes, though, as evidenced by a recent hit-and-run accident, it is a matter of not understanding what constitutes a hit-and-run. In this example, a…

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Driving In Flood Waters And What You Should Know

According to the National Weather Service, as little as 12 inches of moving water can sweep away a small car and two feet of rushing water can sweep away nearly any vehicle. Even a prudent driver should exercise extra caution when driving around flood waters. Therefore, let South Carolina car accident attorneys provide you with a few…

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Personal Injury Terms & Definitions

Personal injury — What is it exactly? The term “personal injury” is used to describe any injury, physical or mental, that occurred because of someone’s intentional actions or negligence, or strict liability. Columbia injury lawyers share more about personal injury: Reasons For Personal Injury Intentional actions: someone hurts you on purpose. This includes assault, battery,…

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Your After Accident Guide To Protect Yourself

Every day thousands of auto accidents occur. If you happen to be one of those unfortunate victims, knowing what to do after the accident can help cut costs, accelerate clean up and repair, and most importantly, help to prevent further injuries. Safety First If you are involved in a minor accident with no injuries, the…