“During the 78 hour Memorial Day holiday period last year, in South Carolina, unfortunately we had 17 individuals lose their lives in vehicle related collisions,” Tidwell says.
South Carolina also ranked 10th for the most fatalities in the country in 2020, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
The holiday season is in full swing, with Christmas already almost a week away, and the New Year in just a couple weeks.
If the bill is signed into law, SC would be the 34th state to have this legislation on the books
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –With the legislative session set to begin in less than two weeks, lawmakers are considering a bill that toughens the state’s stance on drunk driving. This bill, if passed, would make a requirement for all those charged with a DUI after the bill is signed to have an interlock ignition system in their cars. This would include…
Troopers will have a greater presence on roads across the state
LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) –New Year’s Eve is all about celebrating, but it is also one of the deadliest nights to get behind the wheel. A recent study found that South Carolina is the third most dangerous state for drivers on New Year’s Eve. For Kimberly Cockrell of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the morning following New Year’s Eve could be one…
Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The luck of the Irish will be smiling on Five Points this weekend as they gear up for their 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day festival. The eyes of the law may not be smiling on you if you choose to drink and drive. According to http://smartwise.com South Carolina has the second highest rate of impaired driving…
Local law enforcement are revving up their engines and plan to be on the look out for impaired drivers as many of you hit the road to celebrate the holidays.