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After an auto accident, you deserve fair compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. But without an experienced law firm on your side, you may be offered a settlement that leaves you paying your damages out of pocket. At The Clardy Law Firm, we know that’s not right, and our auto accident attorneys want to help.

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AUTO ACCIDENT FACTORS IN SOUTH CAROLINA

According to the most recent statistics from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, an auto accident occurs about every 3 minutes in South Carolina. The number of fatalities and injuries associated with auto accidents in South Carolina has increased substantially.  

There are many factors to consider when it comes to what causes auto accidents in South Carolina. By finding patterns in these factors, drivers can help to reduce the number of accidents that occur. Here are just a few of them:

DRIVER

The driver of the vehicle is the main factor of nearly all auto accidents in South Carolina. Drivers face many decisions when operating their motor vehicles. Poor judgement, inattentiveness, carelessness, or negligence on the part of a driver can lead to dangerous driving decisions, which can result in a serious accident.

  • Men, especially between the ages of 20-24, are more likely to end up in a fatal auto accident than their female counterparts

TIME

The concentration of traffic is heavier at certain times of the day, during specific days of the week, and throughout certain months. Holidays and special events (like football and basketball games) also affect travel. The time of year also correlates with expected weather conditions, which can impact driver behavior, as well.

  • A majority of fatal car wrecks occur between 3:01 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
  • You’re more likely to end up in a fatal collision during November, March, and August
  • Surprisingly, most major auto accidents happen sometime between Monday-Thursday, not during the weekend
  • The most dangerous holiday to travel during is the Fourth of July

LOCATION

While no area in South Carolina is completely safe from auto accidents, there are certain parts where accidents are more likely. Traffic concentration, weather variations, road work, and travel patterns are just a few factors that influence where accidents can occur.

  • A majority of car wrecks occur on state secondary routes

ENVIRONMENT

Road surfaces, weather, light conditions, traffic control, road character, trafficway, junction type, and work zone type are just a few of the external and extrinsic factors that can affect and influence operation of your motor vehicle.

  • About 87% of all South Carolina car accidents happen on dry road surfaces
  • Almost 90% of car wrecks occurred during clear or cloudy weather

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