Right around 1 p.m., on Thursday, May 31, a car broke down on I-20 in South Carolina. The disabled vehicle came to a stop in the center lane of the highway.
There are around 6 million crashes every year -- and the number that turn deadly is actually rising.
An accident between a car and a school bus filled with children left 23 people with injuries in South Carolina.
A man from New Jersey was riding in the front seat of an SUV, heading down Route 17 in South Carolina. His SUV was going south, while a Jeep was coming toward them in the northbound lanes.
In order to drive safely, drivers must give their full attention to the road and the route that they are driving. Therefore, if a driver is engaging in any other activity when driving, they are not giving their full attention to the road that they are on.
Ready or not, self-driving cars are coming to a road near you. According to experts who are monitoring the testing process for these vehicles, they could be on the road before the end of this decade. Some autonomous features are already being included in new cars, such as parking assist functions, lane integrity monitoring systems, and automatic braking systems.