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Wheelchair Transportation Safety: What You Should Know

According to the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death for Americans ages 3 through 33. However, wheelchair users who rely on medical transport for everyday travel are especially susceptible to catastrophic injury in a motor vehicle accident. Unlike non-disabled passengers, wheelchair …

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NC Sees More Traffic Crash Fatalities in 2021 Than Any Year Since the 1970s

In a recent report, the NC Governor’s Highway Safety Program revealed that the number of people killed in traffic crashes in North Carolina last year was the highest since 1973. In 2021, there were 1,755 highway deaths – a 17.9% increase than just five years earlier in 2016. Overall, highway traffic deaths per capita have seen a steady decline …

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How Much Does Car Insurance Increase After an Accident?

Unfortunately, car insurance rates increase for almost all American drivers after an accident. Even those not-at-fault can expect their car insurance premium to rise by about 4% following a crash.  On average, car insurance premiums go up 49%, or $348 per year post-accident. There may be exceptions based on factors such as the state, insurance …

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Fatal Wrong-Way Car Accidents Are On The Rise in NC. Who’s Responsible and What Can Be Done?

There are few scenarios more frightening than driving down a highway at 70 mph and suddenly discovering a car or truck is speeding straight toward you, in the wrong direction, in your path. Unfortunately, wrong-way driving accidents that result in death are on the rise in North Carolina. North Carolina Sees A Spike In Deadly …

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