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10:55 am on Tuesday November 20, 2012

Safety checkpoints scheduled for Grand Strand over holiday weekend

photo by flickr user OfficerGreg Update November 20, 2012: Thanksgiving is a time for merriment and spirits, just don't get behind the wheel while under the influence. Heads up, local law enforce is planning to step up their checkpoint game over the...
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...
7:47 am on Sunday February 5, 2012

Law enforcement beefing up traffic patrols today

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Have you heard? It's Super Bowl Sunday. It's our last chance to indulge in face-stuffing and beer-guzzling before the swimsuit season preparations begin. If you plan on drinking more than a casual cocktail, also plan...
9:08 am on Thursday December 15, 2011

Statewide crackdown on drunk driving kicks off today

Flickr user JSmith Photo Last year's dramatic "Sober or Slammer" commercial Drinking and the holidays go hand in hand, but state law enforcement is stepping up their efforts to ensure that you stay off the roads if you celebrate with sauce. South...
7:30 am on Thursday December 15, 2011

Statewide crackdown on drunk driving kicks off today

Image by Flickr user JSmith Photo Last year's dramatic "Sober or Slammer" commercialDrinking and the holidays go hand in hand, but state law enforcement is stepping up their efforts to ensure that you stay off the roads if you celebrate with sauce....
4:18 am on Thursday November 3, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming (Update: What study?)

Flickr user Wessex Archaeology Update: The court case against the traffic cameras has been dismissed, but the debate won't have a hope of being over until the comission completes it's study. That study was due on November 1 — and the group has yet...
11:50 am on Thursday August 25, 2011

US Marshals, local law enforcement nab six of the Lowcountry's most wanted

Image by Flickr user johncatralU.S. Marshal, backed by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, Charleston and North Charleston Police Departments and state police, netted six wanted men across the Lowcountry in what has been dubbed "Operation...
1:44 am on Saturday June 25, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming

Image by Flickr user Wessex Archaeology While the new law that banned traffic cameras in South Carolina was much talked about, there was a second large part of the bill that was overlooked by most* that calls for a study to be done on the...
3:39 am on Wednesday June 22, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming

While the new law that banned traffic cameras in South Carolina was much talked about, there was a second large part of the bill that was overlooked by most* that calls for a study to be done on the effectiveness of electronic enforcement. (*In fact...
4:56 am on Friday March 11, 2011

South Carolina anti-illegal immigration measure picking up steam

Flickr user Thomas Milne Update March 11: The Senate has advanced the bill with a 34-9 vote and the anti-illegal immigration bill now heads to the House. The Post and Courier has a nice profile on the latest turns in the bill's wording and the...

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