This video is compiled of eight basic on-the-road questions to test drivers skills thanks to 123 Drive! Driving Academy's co-owner Doreen Haughton-James. The test is fast-paced, so be ready to push the pause button if you need more time to think about your answer. You're allowed one wrong answer and still pass.
Kristen Borisuk, a friend of Matthew Wicker, spoke at his memorial at Shelter Cove on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 on Hilton Head Island. Borisuk recanted a story to family and friends about walking out of the hospital after knowing of Wicker's passing and asking if Matthew was at peace. She asked for a sign. Wicker was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle and later died at a hospital in Savannah, Ga.
The driver of a truck that overturned on U.S. 278 in Bluffton was airlifted to an area hospital by LifeStar Air Ambulance on Wednesday. The driver was the only person injured in the wreck which happened at the intersection of St. Gregory Drive.
Traffic cameras showed traffic moving on the Hilton Head Island eastbound bridge Tuesday morning. The bridge had been closed by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office following the governor's evacuation order for the barrier islands due to Hurricane Irma.
Extreme flooding can be seen in the Alljoy Road area near the boat landing as high tide arrived on Monday during the rain and wind brought by Tropical Storm Irma. Several cars attempted to drive through nearly a foot of flooding along the road and were forced to turn around.
Reporter Caitlin Turner shows the crossing at U.S. 278 and S.C. 170, which was closed to vehicles as Tropical Storm Irma dropped large amounts of rain. This area gets flooded in normal heavy rains. The white van in the distance was inspected by firefighters in a boat to make sure no one was stranded inside. It turned out to be abandoned.
Kevin Osterstock, a battalion chief with Hilton Head Fire-Rescue, predicts the windshield of his truck will be underwater at 1 p.m., at the peak of Hurricane Irma storm surge and high tide, if conditions continue unchanged.
The Talmadge Memorial Bridge is closed due to Tropical Storm Irma. Besides using Interstate 95, and if weather conditions allow, drivers can detour through the Lowcountry turning onto SC 170 West into Port Wentworth, Ga.
Traffic was light Sunday morning on local routes from Savannah to Bluffton. Several gas stations were open along to route. Irma's track is forecast to bring tropical storm effects to the area late Sunday and into Monday.
Beaufort County residents evacuating for Hurricane Irma — and some daily commuters — waited in a spot of traffic near Argent Boulevard at SC 170 on Friday afternoon. The majority of the vehicles in the traffic were waiting to make a left turn onto SC 462 into Jasper County toward Ridgeland. Law enforcement officers were stationed at the crossing to stop westbound traffic so the long line of drivers could make the left turn. Traffic was heavy but moved at a steady pace around 5 p.m.