Although many colleges and universities across South Carolina have already completed their spring breaks, there are still others in the state and elsewhere in the country enjoying their breaks this week and the next. How can students stay safe and avoid accidents on the road while traveling to leisure destinations?
There are many ways to be a safer driver, but to generalize, there are three main ways you can prevent accidents at any time, including during the increased traffic of spring break:
- Drive sober
- Obey the laws
- Don’t drive distracted
These three things are some of the best ways to avoid a wreck, whether you are a concerned citizen living in a city that gets busy during this time, or a student concerned about keeping yourself and your friends safe during the break.
Drunk driving, speeding and texting are some of the most potent causes of auto accidents and severe physical injury. Not only are these injuries painful and sometimes debilitating, they can become very expensive to treat and to live with. Avoiding an accident in the first place is a great way to prevent these things, and our lawyers are here to provide helpful guidance if you’ve been injured.
Have you or a loved one been in a car crash in South Carolina? If so, you may be entitled to pursue compensation in an accident claim handled by our experienced lawyers. For a free case evaluation, please call Whetstone Perkins & Fulda. Our law firm has offices in Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Kingstree, and we handle claims from across the state.