In North Carolina, it is illegal for anyone to text while driving, and for people under age 18 to use a cell phone while driving. Some experts believe that talking on a cell phone while driving should be illegal for everyone, including people who use hands-free devices. That’s because talking alone–the act of participating in …
Speed-related motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen fatalities in the United States today, especially in North Carolina.
Most parents know the importance of restraining their children in a car safety seat any time they ride in a vehicle. But what should you do if your child is physically unable to use a car seat? According to WRAL News, that’s the case for one Holly Springs, North Carolina, family.
Nearly 31,000 citations were doled out in North Carolina during the span of a week as part of the Government High Safety Program’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Campaign, which ran from April 30 to May 6.
Ah…the “Drivers’ Ed” memories: The movies designed to scare teenagers into becoming more cautious… the drill-sergeant instructors constantly reminding us to keep our hands at “10 and 2.” It was good advice then, but as car and their safety features have evolved, so have drivers’ ed guidelines. According to an article on WRAL.com the American …
In an effort to keep teen drivers safe on the highways as prom season and graduation approach, law enforcement in the state of North Carolina is beginning a new operation called “Drive To Live.”
“Drive to Live” is a safety initiative by the North Carolina Highway Patrol. It is designed to reduce the number of collisions and traffic deaths involving teenagers. All this week, troopers will be enforcing all traffic laws around the state’s schools, especially during the hours of 6am to 5pm. Troopers will be looking for violations …
While the majority of Chapel Hill residents and town council members were in favor of a ban on cellphone use while driving, other residents have concerns that the new law could hinder their businesses.
While North Carolina’s graduated licensing program has been successful in reducing the number of motor vehicle accidents teenagers are involved in, it also has been successful in reducing the number of teens who get the driving education and experience they need.
Recovering from an injury suffered in an accident can be a long process. Take, for instance, the story of a truck driver from Goldsboro, North Carolina, that was recently highlighted by WRAL News. The truck driver was involved in an accident on October 29, 2009, along I-95 near Godwin in Cumberland County.