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Operation Lifesaver: Virtual Railway Safety Presentation

There's a lot to think about when you're driving, and trains aren't always at the top of the list. Drivers can quickly respond to hazards on the road, but trains can do very little to respond to hazards on the track. It is important for drivers to be watching for trains and know how to stay safe around them.

2021 SCDTSEA Conference Details

I hope you can make the November 19, 2021 SCDTSEA Conference at the Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC. We have always sought to make the annual conference most helpful to all in driver and traffic safety education. This year, Andrew Pilgrim, an outstanding national DTSE speaker will give two presentations...

Dr. Harry Carl Stille, Jr.

Our beloved Dr. Harry Stille died yesterday morning. He still lives, but not with us. All of the arrangements are not available yet, but you could get on the internet for Harris Funeral Home in Abbeville for additional information.

To Click or Not To Click—The Seatbelt

To click or not to click the seat belt—that shouldn't be a question. You cannot ride a roller coaster without a safety belt. You cannot fly in an airplane without a safety belt. You should not ride in a vehicle without a seat belt! One of the keys to life is to buckle up before driving.

Texting Law is Needed

Safe driving is no accident. It is because of responsible parents and teens, driver education/training, DMV licensing, good laws, and better law enforcement. And all of the above work for safety and help keep motorists from...

Interesting Facts

How do you achieve good vision while driving during a heavy downpour? Most of the motorists would turn on HIGH or FASTEST SPEED of the wipers during heavy downpour, yet the visibility in front of the vehicle is still bad.

Consider Texting Information to Pass Texting Bill

With distracted driving now playing a part in 80 percent of all car crashes, according to a recent Virginia Tech study, and responsible for some 5,500 automotive fatalities annually, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem of mobile phone use for texting and talking behind the wheel has become and epidemic.


Long ago being proud of what I was doing motivated me to want to join and become a part of the state professional association that represented my field. The ones of us formed a constitution (it is eight pages, single typed) and the preamble states what we try to do...

SC House Votes to Ban Texting While Driving

A bipartisan coalition voted 93-15 Wednesday to ban texting while driving for all drivers. First-time violators would face a $100 fine. Violators who cause fatal wrecks could face jail time. Under the bill, texting would still be allowed when a vehicle is stopped or parked.