201711.15
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Preparing For Holiday Travel

Whether you’re leaving to visit your family or you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, you or loved ones will be traveling during the holidays. In this busy season, a combination of increased alcohol consumption and heavy traffic lead to a higher risk of accidents. During Thanksgiving weekend, there are about 400 traffic fatalities every year. On New…

201710.25
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How to Protect Your Teen Driver

Although learning to drive is a rite of passage for American youth, symbolizing independence and mobility, it’s also incredibly dangerous. Teenagers have the highest death rates of any age group. On average, six teenagers die in automobile accidents every day, while 66% of teenagers killed in car crashes were not wearing seat belts. However, with…

201709.01
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5 Tips For Tailgating Safely

Although pumpkins, hot chocolate, and Halloween are all fun traditions, tailgating your team’s game might be the highlight of your fall festivities. You’ve put flags on your car, your whole family is wearing jerseys, and you’ve packed delicious food. What could possibly go wrong? Tailgating is considered a popular, safe activity, but there are several…

201708.16
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How to Keep Your Child Safe as a Passenger

With the start of the school year just around the corner, we’ll soon be sharing the road with a lot of children. Whether you’re driving your kids to school or live near a school bus route, there are certain safety measures and precautions we should keep in mind this school year. Parents are responsible for…

201708.02
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South Carolina Golf Cart Laws

Although golf cart laws vary in each state, knowing your legal rights can help you drive as safely as possible and avoid costly tickets. Slow speeds may provide the illusion of safety, but golf cart injuries are on the rise as they are increasingly driven on roads and in neighborhoods. According to a report by…

201707.24
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6 Safety Features Your Car Will Have By 2020

Today’s automakers are creating new technologies aimed at helping reduce accidents and make the roads safer for drivers. In the next few years, many safety technologies will become standard on most vehicles. No one will have a fully autonomous vehicle, but by 2020, drivers can expect to see strides in car safety technology. Here are…

201707.10
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Signs You May Have Been Misdiagnosed By A Doctor

When you enter a doctor’s office or hospital, you expect certain standards of care, trusting doctors and hospital staff to diagnose your health problems and treat them accordingly. But unfortunately, approximately 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed every year. Many medical conditions have similar symptoms, which means diagnosis can be quite difficult. That is why doctors…

201706.29
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Finding a Quality Nursing Home

The decision to move into a nursing home or move your loved one into a home is not easy. And with so many accounts of nursing home neglect and abuse around the country, it can make the task even more daunting. Despite these accounts and claims, there are many qualified, caring nursing homes to be…

201706.21
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How to Prepare for a Charleston Hurricane

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season began this June and continues through the end of November. The hurricane season refers to the annual formation of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin, a number of which hit and affect the United States. As hurricane season continues, the likelihood of serious storms increases. And this year, experts predict…

201706.01
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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are a fun spectacle to celebrate special occasions, but can also be incredibly dangerous when handled improperly. Because of the risks fireworks can pose, June has been designated as Fireworks Safety Month. The Fourth of July is the most popular time for the purchase and use of fireworks in the US, which is why…