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What are Some Common Questions After A Car Accident?

The title of this blog post is “What are some common questions after a car accident” because in most car accident cases, there are some-albeit not many-common issues that arise. Remember that every car accident case is different-the facts from each individual car accident vary and not all people are the same. One person may…

Truck driver cell phone use: a trucking accident waiting to happen

Truck driver cell phone use. The very mention of those words should send a shiver down the spine of any law abiding citizen operating a motor vehicle on the roads and highways in the United States. Truck driver cell phone use is a trucking accident waiting to happen. And when a truck driver uses a…

Laurens County car wreck leaves three dead

A Laurens County car wreck involving a truck has ended in tragedy taking the lives of three people, including two children highlighting again the deadly nature of rural roads in South Carolina. Upstate South Carolina media are reporting that the fatal Laurens County car wreck occurred on Monday February 20th, 2017, on Neely Ferry Road…

U.S. government wants to end traffic fatalities within 30 years

As traffic fatalities continue to rise, the U.S. government is committing $1 million a year for the next three years for related grants. Federal agencies, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Highway Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will team up with the National Safety Council on the project. The state of South…

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Target Zero

The Thomas Creech Law Offices supports the South Carolina Highway Patrol in its “Target Zero” Campaign. And we, like the law enforcement officers that keep us safe, believe that car wrecks are preventable and are certainly not accidents. We encourage you to learn more about Target Zero and how we together can eliminate traffic fatalities…

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Are Mandatory Helmet Laws Coming?

The South Carolina legislature recently enacted legislation placing regulations on moped riders, including the requirement that moped riders wear safety vests. The South Carolina governor vetoed the law and the legislature was unable to override the veto. But is the legislature starting to hint at increased regulations for moped and motorcycle riders? Could mandatory helmet…