If you have visited the Uptown district of Charlotte, then chances are you have seen people riding on electric scooters. Recently three companies (Spin, Bird and Lime) have rolled out their e-scooters for the people of Charlotte to enjoy. The scooter rentals are able to be transacted through apps for each of the companies. Users can search using the app to find and unlock an “e-scooter”. The scooters are rentals are quite affordable and pricing structures vary by each company. … Read more
Auger & Auger is happy to announce that Haley Avery is one of the recipients of our 2018 Spring Semester Disabled Scholar Award. These $1,000 scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have worked hard to overcome the perceived limits of their disability. They have achieved excellence in and out of the classroom, and they have made a positive impact on their community.
In the summer of 2012, Hailey awoke one morning to find herself … Read more
Uber is a popular ride sharing service used by millions of people around the globe. People choose to utilize Uber for a variety of reasons, whether they are commuting to work or had a bit too much to drink during a night out.
Few people get into a car being driven by an Uber driver expecting to be involved in an accident. But unfortunately car accidents do occur. If you are a passenger in an Uber vehicle or struck by … Read more
Richard Angelo was killed by an alleged drunk driver in Matthews, NC on May 30, 2018. The driver charged with DWI after she hit and killed a pedestrian, 22 year old Richard Angelo. The Charlotte Observer reports that Mr. Angelo was pushing his bike down a road when he was hit. The DWI charged driver was traveling in the same direction as Mr. Angelo and he was hit from behind. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred … Read more
James Hampton, a North Carolina AAU youth basketball player collapsed during play and passed away as a result of a sudden medical emergency on May 26, 2018. The 17 year old young man played for Team United, which is based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. The team was playing in Hampton, Virginia at a Nike Elite Youth Basketball League event in VA.
The Charlotte Observer reports that the team’s director, Mr. Jacoby Davis as saying that James Hampton was running … Read more
You can expect to see more people riding bicycles through your local neighborhood and urban streets as the weather heats up. People are more likely to ride a bicycle when the weather is warm than they are in the cold temperatures of fall and winter.
Besides warmer weather, more and more people are using bicycles to travel around town because of their cost and accessibility. If you live in a larger city you may have even seen some of the … Read more
Tourist season is kicking into full gear. If you are in the Carolinas, chances are you may be heading to the beach for your much deserved vacation. No one ever wants to get sick or hurt; especially on a trip. Knowing how to avoid common vacation injuries and accidents can help ensure that you and your family have a wonderful time from beginning to end. Keep you and your family safe and happy by protecting yourselves from the most common … Read more
IVC filters are a medical device that have made the news in recent years. There have been warnings posted on the Internet and described in commercials. IVC filters, or inferior vena cava filters, are placed in the body as a way to prevent deep venous thrombosis. A clot caused by DVP can travel to the heart and lungs, causing serious complications or death. IVC filters are meant to stop this from happening.
There are approximately 50,000 people with IVC filters … Read more
A common riding safety viewpoint often expressed to motorcyclists over the past decades has been to tell them to ride like they are a target for everyone. It is almost like saying to bikers that they should assume that other vehicles are out to get them (even thought that is not remotely true). The point of all of this kind of talk is to try to make bikers remember to always drive defensively. This advice is not new, but even … Read more
Auger & Auger is happy to announce that Sean Drum is one of the recipients of our 2018 Spring Semester Disabled Scholar Award. These scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have worked hard to overcome the perceived limits of their disability. They have achieved excellence in and out of the classroom, and they have made a positive impact on their community. Recipients of the award receive $1,000 to assist them with their educational expenses.… Read more
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