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Things you can do to avoid becoming a pedestrian statistic

Pedestrians rarely come out on the winning end of a pedestrian-versus-vehicle encounter. As pedestrians, we can't control drivers who are reckless or negligent. You may have been taught that pedestrians always have the right of way. However, don't count on drivers always giving you that.

Summer driving: The risks you face each day

Summer is a great time to go out and have fun with family and friends, but it's also a threat to those on the road. Summer driving isn't just dangerous because there are more people on the roads. The addition of teens with new licensing, the possibility of dehydration and heat exhaustion behind the wheel and other issues make summer a dangerous time as well.

Is distracted driving very dangerous?

You may not believe that distracted driving is very dangerous, but it can become a life-threatening risk in just moments. As of April 1, 2018, 189 people have been killed as a result of distracted driving in South Carolina. The good news about this is that it's 59 fewer deaths than the same time in 2017, when a total of 248 people had died.

Drivers: Beware of pedestrians to prevent injuries and deaths

Pedestrians are in a difficult position. When they're on the roads, they typically have the right of way. They also have no protection against vehicles. As a result, even if they are in the right, a traffic accident can cause serious or fatal injuries.

22-year-old man killed in highway accident on Interstate 85

Traffic accidents are common, and it's not unusual to see vehicles on the side of the road with rescue workers working hard at the scene. It's a tragedy that people focus on things other than the drive when they're behind the wheel; it puts them and others at danger.

Multiple people hurt when pickup hits local hayride

Imagine going out on Halloween night to enjoy a local hayride. You and your kids pile into the ride, not worried about a thing. Then, out of nowhere, a vehicle collides with you. Everyone is thrown from the trailer, and now the once enjoyable night has become the scene of an emergency.

2 accused in crash that resulted in 2 deaths

Imagine driving down the road. You're minding your own business, but that doesn't stop a crash from taking place. Before you can move out of the way, a person on the opposite side of the road attempts to pass too closely to your vehicle. He hits you head on, causing a serious accident.

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