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4:30 am on Wednesday November 14, 2012

City of Beaufort ban on texting while driving is now in effect

Flickr user indyplanetsBetter start pulling over to text. Update: A quick reminder that you could land a $50 fine or more if you text while driving within the City of Beaufort. When you're outside the city limits, it may not be against the law, but...
2:49 am on Wednesday November 7, 2012

Mount Pleasant once again to consider a texting ban while driving

Image by Flickr user ChapendraA push to attempt a ban on texting while driving is returning to Mt. Pleasant with a city council committee recommending to proceed with a ban. The Mt. Pleasant Patch has a solid report on the development; take a read...
2:32 am on Thursday August 30, 2012

City of Beaufort could soon ban texting and driving, and calling when under 18

Flickr user Chapendra  Update: The proposal is now an official ordinance. Update August 30: The ban has passed first reading and now heads to a second reading — likely at the next council meeting — where if it passes would become law. Update August...
3:52 am on Saturday March 10, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
6:57 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
6:56 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
1:08 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Image by Flickr user ChapendraIt's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while...
6:00 am on Saturday June 25, 2011

Myrtle Beach Firm partners with Direct Air to offer flight information via text

Flickr user woohoo_megoo Direct Air will now be able to send notifications via text message informing people about flight status, delays, cancelations, weather alerts, and more. Who doesn't travel with a mobile phone these days? The use of text...
5:50 am on Tuesday December 15, 2009

A Ban on Texting for SC Drivers?

Image by Flickr user poka0059 A new bill will be proposed to South Carolina next month that would ban texting while driving. There are three bills in the works, one by Sen. Kevin Bryant, another by Rep. Don Bowen and a third by Rep. James Smith....
10:55 pm on Saturday May 24, 2008

S.C. ranked 1st in driving while texting

Image by flickr user William Holtkamp While many blame teens for texting while driving, adults can be just as guilty of the dangerous practice. A dubious distinction has been awarded South Carolina: No. 1 in sending text messages while driving. The...
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