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.
It’s the time of year when people will be taking to the water with more regularity. Most people are aware that drinking and boating are both dangerous and illegal, but their are myths surrounding drinking while on the water that should be dispelled. Knowing that the behavior is dangerous is not enough.
1. Drinking and Boating Is Safer than Drinking and Driving
There is a common misconception that being drunk behind the wheel of a boat is not as dangerous … Read more
Think of your tires as the foundation of your vehicle. Without the proper set of tires, your car is going nowhere fast. Because they are so important to your vehicle, the wrong tires, or even those that are in poor condition, can put you in danger of a collision. If you have been buying into the following misconceptions about tires, it’s time that you stop.
1. Relying on Your TPMS
Most new cars on the road today have a … Read more
Whether you will be playing a round of golf or tooling around town, you may find yourself in a golf cart this year. The warm weather brings lots of people, including many tourists out to the beautiful golf courses in our communities. Knowing how to safely operate a golf cart can help prevent injury to yourself and others.
1. Be Courteous
Don’t drive recklessly. If you are driving on a course, be sure to obey the rules set forth for … Read more
When you are out riding your motorcycle, chances are that you are paying close attention to the behaviors of others around you. You worry about other vehicles seeing you, and you stay out of the blind spots of truckers. Do you worry about road hazards?
Most motorcyclists know to avoid potholes and loose gravel, but those who are less experienced might not consider other hazards that are on the roads. Read on to discover how to stay safe on your … Read more
Semi truck accidents are often catastrophic. It is easy to understand why when you consider just how much power is behind such a large truck. While there are certainly reasons for these accidents that can be attributed to truckers themselves, many come down to the behaviors of vehicle drivers.
Sharing the road is everyone’s responsibility. Vehicle drivers need to be careful when driving near semi trucks and other large vehicles. Here are four things that vehicle drivers may do that … Read more
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