In South Carolina, the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 percent. Drivers who are caught with a BAC of 0.08 or above can face fines, license suspension and other penalties. Unfortunately, drunk driving is still a common occurrence, and drunk driving fatalities account for approximately one-third of all fatalities resulting from traffic injuries.
An unfortunate fact is that the most vulnerable in society are often the ones that suffer most at the hands of others. The truth of this is becoming increasingly evident with mounting examples of the mistreatment of nursing home residents. It is something no one wants to think about, but that may be exactly why the mistreatment of nursing home residents is on the rise.
External airbags to lessen the severity of auto accidents in South Carolina and around the country have been a topic of discussion. In fact, recent data compiled by ZF has revealed these innovative external airbags have the potential to reduce vehicle occupant injuries by as much as 40 percent.