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NC Troopers Crack Down on Distracted Drivers…Finally!

Wednesday, February 2, is Groundhog Day. Two important things will be happening:  Puxatawny Phil and groundhogs everywhere will be looking for their shadow… and NC State Troopers will begin cracking down on distracted drivers. According to an article on WRAL.com, nearly 58,000 people are involved in a distracted-driving crash in North Carolina every year…more than …

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File Under: Really, Sherlock?

Here at HensonFuerst, we are big fans of scientific research. Scientists are some of the unsung heroes of society. So it is with all due respect that we find ourselves having to say:  Was this research really necessary? Decades of research have shown that drivers who drink alcohol have an increased risk of being involved …

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Study to Examine Driving in Triangle Area

An article on WRAL.com reports that a federal project will be studying the driving behavior of about 3,100 people in six states, including our own. The goal is to discover the underlying causes of crashes and traffic congestion, and eventually to reduce driving fatality rates. The project, called the Second Strategic Highway Research Program’s Naturalistic Driving …

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Three Common Mistakes Made by Teen Drivers

Compared with middle-aged driver, teen drivers are 10 times more likely to be involved in a car wreck. There have been lots of theories why, but now we know the actual reasons. Researchers analyzed  information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 795 serious crashes involving drivers who where 15 to 18 years old. …

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