Headlights are very useful. They not only allow you to see what’s in front of you in low-light situations, but they allow other drivers to see your vehicle more clearly. It’s fair to say that headlights are an essential part of your vehicle. Not only are they useful at night, but during the day as well. Unfortunately, your headlights might not be serving you as well as they could be.
Just over a year ago, the Insurance Institute … Read more
Whether you have been driving for years or have had your license for only a short time, you know what tailgating is. Tailgating is when a driver follows too closely to the vehicle in front of them, not providing room enough to stop without crashing into the other vehicle’s rear bumper if the front driver stops suddenly.
How far behind the vehicle in front of you should you be? When the weather is good, you should be able to … Read more
Few things are as frustrating as rush hour traffic. It may seem that no matter what you do, you find yourself smack in the middle of bumper-to-bumper traffic, day in and day out. The last thing you want to do Monday is go to work, and the last thing you want to have happen on your way to work is an accident.
There are hundreds of thousands of vehicle collisions every year. Some are minor, leaving no real damage behind, and some are tragic. Knowing that you could be involved in a car accident is frightening. Realizing that you could very well be trapped in your vehicle as the result of an accident is downright terrifying.
If you are involved in a car accident in Charlotte or anywhere else in the country, knowing how to respond to being trapped in your vehicle … Read more
When you purchase a vehicle, you expect that it was put together properly. You rightly assume that all of the cars working parts will operate as they were intended, allowing you to drive down the road safely and without incident. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. When a vehicle fails to operate as it should, accidents can result.
If you own a Ford, Kia or Hyundai, it is important that you be aware of recent recalls, whether or not … Read more
One of the best features of North Carolina is the vast expanses of wilderness. In the spring and summer, locals and tourists alike venture onto the thousands of trails throughout the state to explore the woods and mountains. Yet there is a danger in North Carolina that has made the headlines recently: snake bites.
According to the Carolinas Poison Control Center, there were 71 calls about snake bites in April. In April of 2016, there were only 19. That’s … Read more
Roadway construction is dangerous work. Not only do these men and women deal with heavy equipment and inclement weather, but they must also be on the lookout for reckless drivers. Road crews are placed in hazardous conditions on a daily basis, and it is up to every driver on the road to ensure that they are not the cause of injury or death to one of these workers.
Being bitten by a dog can be terrifying. While most dog owners hold tight to the belief that their dog would never bite anyone, the truth is that, given the right circumstances, any dog will bite. Those who make the laws understand this, and they have put rules and restrictions in place to protect those who are bitten. Here is a brief overview of the current dog bite laws in North Carolina.
Do you feel aggravated when you drive? Irritated? Maybe you even feel as though the next person who cuts you off is going to get a piece of your mind. It’s not unusual for people to feel stressed out while they are driving, but that stress could be the reason you get into an accident. Here are a few stressful situations you may encounter and what you can do to keep yourself calm the next time you slip behind the … Read more
When it comes to the necessary and important features of your car, most people would agree that brakes top the list. If your brakes fail suddenly while you are driving, you are in very real danger of being involved in a collision. If your brakes fail because you did not have proper maintenance performed or fix an issue that you were aware of, you could be found at fault for the accident.
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