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Memorial Day Truck Accident on I-20 near Columbia

Memorial Day Truck Accident on I-20 near Columbia

On May 25, 2014, during Memorial Day weekend, a significant motor vehicle accident occurred on I-20 near the Richland and Kershaw county lines. This accident is currently under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Parol, and the cause of the crash has not been released. The crash caused both westbound and eastbound lanes of I-20… Read More


Three People Killed in Truck Accident on I-26 in Orangeburg

May 15, 2014 — Orangeburg, SC On Thursday morning, May 15, 2014, three people were killed in a single vehicle truck accident on I-26 in Orangburg County, South Carolina.  The accident occurred when the 18 wheeler drove off the Interstate and into an embankment colliding into the multiple trees.  The accident is under investigation and… Read More


Truck Driver Accidents and Log Book Violations in South Carolina

By: Robert F. Goings Trucking Accidents: Driver Fatigue and Log Book Violations in South Carolina Owners and drivers of 18-wheelers and other over-the-road commercial vehicles must comply with Federal hours of service laws: No more than 11 hours driving following 10 consecutive hours off duty. No more than 14 total hours driving and working after starting… Read More


Common Causes of Truck Accidents in South Carolina

By: Robert F. Goings What Causes Truck Accidents in South Carolina? National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) data has confirmed that driver error is the leading cause of large truck accidents.  Driver-related factors contributed to 31 percent of fatal truck accidents. In fact, the NTSB found that fatigue and overwork were responsible for up to 40 percent of… Read More


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