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March 2014 Archives

New electronic device may reduce commercial vehicle accidents


Unfortunately, commercial vehicle accidents are quite common on North Carolina's roads. It seems like newspapers are often flooded with reports of a commercial vehicle accident. Help may be on the way, though. According to a recent proposal by the U.S. government, commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses, would have to be equipped with electronic devices that record the operational time of the vehicles. It is hoped the new regulation, if implemented, would reduce the number of wrecks by keeping tired drivers off the road. Drivers of these vehicles would no longer be able to lie, as the device would show the actual length of time the vehicle was in operation.

New technology may help eliminate texting while driving


It is no surprise that distracted driving can lead to considerable property damage and motorists injuries and deaths. Although it is no surprise, unfortunately a car accident can happen anywhere and to anyone.