During the time period from January 1, 2016 – July 1, 2022, there have been over 140 carriage industry incidents recorded by the City of Charleston. A number of these violated the law.
According to City policy, the police are NOT required to be called to the scene of a carriage-related accident/incident. No witnesses are required to give a statement of what they saw. Please be aware that these reports are often filled out by barn managers who are typically not present at the time of the incident/accident or are filled out by drivers of the wagon.
Additionally, the information provided comes from the City of Charleston’s Tourism Department records.