In 20 years, owning a regular car will be like owning a horse: cool, but an unusual mode of routine transportation. Sure, you’ll always have those who prefer driving themselves, but they will become a rarity. As technology continues to rapidly evolve, manually driving a car will soon be as unlikely as seeing a horse and carriage on a highway.
At least, that’s where innovators like Elon Musk think the world is headed, and for good reason. The interest in … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to announce that Rachel Blevins is one of the recipients of our Fall Semester Disabled Scholar Award, worth $1,000 each. These scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have overcome their disability and achieved excellence in both the classroom and their community.
Rachel was born with a rare disorder called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). This condition causes her skin to be very fragile; even the slightest trauma can cause blisters. During … Read more
If you live in the beautiful states of North Carolina or South Carolina, there is a high probability that you have a car and use it to get around. Whether it’s to work or taking your kids to school or soccer practice, getting around most of the cities and towns across the Carolinas is done by licensed drivers that have their own vehicle. Sure there are options for people that don’t have their own transportation. Car pooling, taxis and ride … Read more
It’s no secret that distracted driving causes accidents. Even though people know they should focus their attention on the road ahead when they are behind the wheel, they tend to perform a variety of activities while driving. Anything that occurs in your car while you are driving can be a distraction. You could be the source of the distraction or it could be a passenger.
Think back to the last time you were sick. Think about the last time you suffered an injury. If you are like most people, you didn’t take it quite as easy as you should have. Maybe you have children who need to be looked after. Perhaps you have a job that doesn’t allow you to take extended sick leave.
No matter the reason, you aren’t one to rest on your laurels, no matter the situation. If this sounds like you, … Read more
If you have been involved in a car accident, either on your own or with one or more other vehicles, your biggest hurdles will come after the crash. Recovery can be a long process, especially if you have been seriously injured. In many instances, people have to deal with not only physical recovery, but mental recovery as well. The emotional trauma some sustain as the result of a car accident is very real and must be taken as seriously as … Read more
No matter how careful you drive, it can be difficult to avoid bicyclists who aren’t obeying the rules of the road. If you are a cyclist, it can be difficult to avoid drivers who aren’t aware of their surroundings. When everyone on the road acts responsibly and looks out for one another, some of the collisions between bicycles and vehicles can be prevented. Here are some of the most common accidents involving bikes and cars and what you can do … Read more
One of the most common questions we hear relates to civil liability and the question of whether or not there is a valid case against another driver that may have caused the accident but was not ticketed at the accident scene. A lot of people think that the driver that caused their accident should always receive a ticket. They wonder if that person does not get a ticket, does that mean that they do not have a valid case … Read more
The calendar says that it is officially autumn, but on a few days lately it has felt like mid-July. As we deal with summer-like temperatures, children are taking advantage by spending afternoons and evenings on the playground.
It’s not only families; drive past a school during your lunch hour and you may see little ones swinging from tires and climbing on monkey bars. Parents and teachers alike are taking every opportunity to get children outside before the cold weather sets … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to announce that Alexa Jo Palmer is one of the recipients of our Fall Semester Disabled Scholar Award, worth $1,000 each. The scholarship awards are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America that have overcome their disability and achieved excellence in both the classroom and their community.
When she was 16, Alexa Jo was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. This is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the large intestine. … Read more
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