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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Intexicated: teens and the dangers of texting while driving

Oct 29, 2012 by , Car Accidents

Humans are endlessly inventive when it comes to coining new words. Such coinages often speak volumes about social changes or problems that are still unfolding. For example, consider the word “intexicated.” In the context of teens and distracted driving accidents, it points to the problem that many teens texted so much, even behind the wheel, that it’s like they are driving while intoxicated. The result is far too many car accidents in North Carolina and throughout country. How pervasive is the problem of texting teens and distracted driving? By their […]

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Two school buses involved in North Carolina crash

Oct 24, 2012 by , Truck Accidents

Injuries to children are always a matter of serious concern. After all, kids are vulnerable in so many different ways. There is only so much they can do on their own to protect themselves from harm. That’s why every school bus crash in North Carolina should be an occasion for some soul searching about how to improve safety. And that includes today’s crash in Madison County. This crash was literally a double whammy. It involved two school buses, not only one. The buses collided along U.S. 25/70, not far from […]

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Drunk driving during the day: an increasing problem in NC

Oct 17, 2012 by , Car Accidents

Drunk driving is notoriously deadly. It is easy to assume, however, that impaired driving is mainly a threat at night and on holidays. After all, aren’t most people at work during the day or taking care of other daily chores? That presumption is not really correct. New research from North Carolina shows that daytime drunk driving is on the rise. The risk of injuries and deaths caused by drunk drivers is always there on the road – not just in the evening or on holidays. The Highway Safety Research Center […]

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Sleep disorders and truck accidents: better regulation needed

Oct 10, 2012 by , Truck Accidents

Fatigued driving can be as bad as drunk driving. In many ways, it’s as simple as that. The risk of causing motor vehicle accidents escalates inescapably when a driver has not had enough sleep. That’s why federal regulators have worked so hard to put realistic hours-of-service limitations in place for truck drivers. And it’s why assertions by the trucking industry about fatigue and driver fitness have to be taken with a certain grain of salt. In a meeting this week, the American Trucking Associations board of directors acknowledged that fatigue […]

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Distracted Driving Looms Large in Report of Fatal Car Accidents in 2010

Oct 5, 2012 by , Car Accidents

We have all read news stories that talk about the dangers of distracted driving. Nearly every day there is another example of the tragic things that can happen when a driver takes his or her eyes off of the road, even for a split second. However, despite the widespread nature of these reports, there are still several car accidents that are caused by distracted drivers. The exact number of these accidents is difficult to track because each state records data differently. Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a […]

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