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Posts tagged "Car accident"

Reckless driving is one of the major causes of car accidents

Reckless driving is one of the worst forms of traffic violations. Traffic violations involving reckless driving include speeding, not stopping at traffic signals, tailgating and randomly changing lanes without using the proper signals to warn other drivers on the road. Such reckless driving has the potential not only to cause accidents with other vehicles, but also accidents that involve pedestrians.

What does North Carolina law say about texting and driving?


Every year many car accidents occur in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the rest of the county, as a result of distracted driving. Nowadays, one of the major reasons for such distractions is mobile phones, which most people have with them all the time. Receiving frequent texting and social media messages on mobile phones means that such people are often unable to put devices away when they are supposed to be concentrating on driving.

Understanding North Carolina automobile insurance--Part II


Residents of Raleigh and Wake County, North Carolina, might remember one of our previous posts, which talked about the rights of a person with a valid motor vehicle license after having a car accident. The post also talked about the North Carolina Contributory Negligence Law, according to which a driver who is even partially at-fault, will not be able to collect damages in a car accident.

Understanding North Carolina automobile insurance-Part I


Most residents of Wake County who drive carry valid motor vehicle insurance under the assumption that in the event of a car accident, their losses will be taken care of by their insurance carrier or by the carrier for the other driver. However, in many cases, the insurance companies try to avoid paying for damages following a car accident. It is important to have knowledge of the rights of North Carolina residents with respect to motor vehicle insurance.

Hold a negligent driver accountable after a Raleigh car crash


Many Raleigh, North Carolina residents may know that negligent driving is one of the major reasons behind motor vehicle accidents. This negligence not only results in vehicle damage but also injures, and sometimes kills, the occupants of other vehicles involved in an accident. Negligent drivers cause many people to believe that city roads are no longer safe for pedestrians or bicyclists or even other motorists, whether in a car or on a motorcycle.

What to do after a car accident in North Carolina


Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere, and every person who travels North Carolina's streets, roads and highways is a potential accident victim. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the authorities over the decades to educate drivers on how to drive safely, many people are still injured and some are killed every year around the state.

Liability of an impaired driver who causes a car accident


Car accidents are caused by a variety of reasons. One major cause of car accidents is traffic rule violations. Distracted driving, in which the driver's ability to drive safely is compromised due to various diversions, is also a leading cause of car accidents in North Carolina.

What actions should a victim take after a car accident?


Every year, North Carolina residents often witness their fair share of car accidents on the road. Although police and transportation safety authorities implement measures to help keep motorists and pedestrians safe, these measures may not be enough. A car accident may result in severe injuries and in the subsequent period of time that follows, it may be essential to keep certain facts in mind.

What issues can cause a vehicle to be recalled?


There are many factors that can lead to a car accident. In many situations, a driver may do something negligent, such as failing to observe a stop sign or speeding, which can cause a collision. However, despite the fact that many accidents are attributed to those involved, it is important to remember that vehicles themselves can have issues, either in design or in manufacture, which can also cause accidents.

Fatal North Carolina car crash leaves passenger hospitalized


Authorities in North Carolina have implemented various safety measures in order to reduce the number of car accidents that cause injuries or deaths. Car crashes are often the result of intoxicated driving, inattentiveness, negligence and inexperience, among other reasons.