In 1971 J. Standard Baker Quoted " Drivers Towing Trailers Are Four (4) Times As Unsafe As Those In Cars Alone!
Examples Of Unsafe Parades
How can our Government allow any unsafe Parade continue when nobody knows exactly why all of these people are getting killed by parade floats and hayrides?
Governor a utility trailer was never designed or allowed to be used as a people mover! Read the manual ....
and we quote " Yes in most states it’s also illegal to transport people in a utility trailer, but local officials will turn a blind eye during a parade."
After SC parade death, safety a priority for first Goose Creek Christmas parade in decades
by Erica LunsfordTuesday, December 10th 2019
GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) — Goose Creek officials are taking extra safety precautions for this weekend's Christmas Parade.
This comes after 5-year-old Ameer Frazier died after an accident at the Bluffton parade over the weekend.
On Saturday, the city of Goose Creek will hold it's first Christmas parade in decades.
Chief L.J. Roscoe from the Goose Creek Police Department says aside from having fun this weekend, safety is the number one concern.
"We're gonna have over 50 law enforcement officers in uniform along the parade route. We're also gonna have officers on bicycles up and down the parade route to ensure spectators are safe," Chief Roscoe said.
The parade will start at 9:30 a.m. along St. James Avenue and end at Marilyn Street.
Before the parade begins, Chief Roscoe says a safety briefing will be held with parade participants.
As for 5-year-old Ameer Frazier, it is still not known exactly how he died.
The Bluffton community will gather together to hold a candlelight vigil Thursday evening.
Click here for details of the parade route.