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November 2013 Archives

Statistics show greater risk of car accidents during Thanksgiving


Although the holiday season is supposed to be a time of happiness, celebration, and spending time with friends and family, it is not immune from tragedy. Car accidents are one of the most frequent causes of tragedy during the holiday season, especially because it is during this season that many people are traveling on the roadways to visit friends or families.

Will seat belts be required on buses?

For many people buses are the main source of transportation. They are economical and better for the environment than everyone getting in a car. While there are many positive things surrounding the use of buses, in certain situations there may be downsides as well. An example of this is when a bus is involved in an accident. Because buses transport so many people at once, the potential outcome of any crash could be devastating and even result in death. Most would agree that if there is something that can be done to reduce the risk of that happening, it should be done. 

Texting to blame in Raleigh crash

For many people living in Raleigh, North Carolina, texting is a way of life. It has taken over as one of the top ways of communicating for individual throughout the nation. While it may be harmless when done in certain situations, in others, it can result in a terrible outcome. The situation to which we are of course alluding is texting while driving.

Truck driver sentenced in fatal North Carolina accident

Over two years ago the families of three individuals killed in a crash on Interstate 40 in North Carolina received the worst news possible. Their loved ones died after the vehicles in which they occupied were involved in a fatal accident that was started when a tractor-trailer struck a car. The man who was behind the wheel of the truck responsible for the incident was recently sentenced for his role. The prison sentence he received is for more than 11 years.