A Call for Stronger Cell Phone Use Penalties for South Carolina Drivers

A Call for Stronger Cell Phone Use Penalties for South Carolina Drivers

Lawmakers in South Carolina are calling for stronger penalties for drivers who use their cell phones while operating their vehicles. More and more drivers are putting not only themselves but also everyone else around them at risk when they use their cell phones while driving.  There are simply too many distractions these days for drivers. […]

Move Over Law Impacts More than Law Enforcement

Move Over Law Impacts More than Law Enforcement

South Carolina law requires that motorists slow down and, if possible, move over into an adjacent lane when they see first responders working in the roadway. The goal of the law is the protection of first responders, but the law also directly impacts those assisting first responders – specifically, tow truck drivers, who often are […]

Tesla Joins with Other Electric Automakers and State Utilities to Appeal EPA Decision

Tesla Joins with Other Electric Automakers and State Utilities to Appeal EPA Decision

One of the primary campaign promises made by Donald Trump was the repeal of the strict emissions standards put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama administration. Following his election, Trump nominated Scott Pruitt, the Attorney General for Oklahoma and a noted EPA opponent, for head of the EPA. Pruitt was […]

Florida Supreme Court Rules Red-Light Cameras Constitutional

Florida Supreme Court Rules Red-Light Cameras Constitutional

A split in Florida’s 3rd and 4th Circuit Courts of Appeal led the Florida Supreme Court to take up the constitutionality of red-light cameras, which ruled that such cameras were in fact legal under Florida law. The uncertainty surrounding the legality of the cameras had led numerous municipalities to either cancel their red-light camera programs […]

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Off-Road Vehicle Manufacturer

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Off-Road Vehicle Manufacturer

Two national law firms have filed a class-action lawsuit in Minnesota against Polaris, the manufacturer of several popular models of recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). The suit alleges that several of the models from the Ranger and RZR lines have design defects that lead to the vehicles overheating and catching fire. According to the lawsuit, the […]