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10:46 am on Monday September 3, 2012

South Carolina leads states in speed trap woes

Image by Flickr user ynkefan1SpeedTrap.org, operated by the National Motorists Association, recently released a report stating South Carolina is the state with the highest complaints in their speed trap database. South Carolina had 50 reports of...
1:35 am on Monday September 3, 2012

South Carolina leads states in speed trap woes

Flickr user ynkefan1 SpeedTrap.org, operated by the National Motorists Association, recently released a report stating South Carolina is the state with the highest complaints in their speed trap database. South Carolina had 50 reports of speed traps...
7:58 am on Friday August 31, 2012

South Carolina leads other states in list of speed trap complaints per capita

Flickr user ynkefan1 SpeedTrap.org, operated by the National Motorists Association, recently released a report stating South Carolina is the state with the highest complaints in their speed trap database. South Carolina had 50 reports of speed traps...
10:56 am on Friday December 9, 2011

Pedestrian education effort promotes safety

photo by flickr user tdaily Highway 17 seems to be a hotbed for incidents between cars and people and the South Carolina Highway Patrol is getting proactive in lessening those numbers. An educational campaign is starting in the Grand Strand where...
7:44 am on Thursday September 29, 2011

Moped vs Scooter: What's the difference?

photo by flickr member Moyan Brenn They're all around town backing up traffic and making the roads less safe with tourists joy-riding on Business 17.  What is the difference between mopeds and scooters in the eyes of the State Highway Patrol? The...
3:30 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

SCHP targeting back gate work zone

Flickr user jtl308 It's a bit surprising that anyone can speed through the congestion that already existed even before the lane closures. Regardless, South Carolina Highway Patrol will be paying extra attention to speeders in the construction area...
9:33 am on Wednesday July 8, 2009

Troopers cracked down on DUIs, violations over holiday weekend

Image by Flickr user Richard FaulderImage by 20090708-crackdown.jpg During the Fourth of July weekend, the South Carolina Highway Patrol made 342 DUI arrests and issued 4,687 citations for seat-belt violations. For more statistics and the full story...
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