Top 12 Causes of Car Accidents

March 12th, 2021

When you are involved in a car accident, you experience consequences beyond a damaged vehicle. You may experience temporary or permanent injuries, a loss of income, or any number of unexpected, frustrating consequences. While many causes of car accidents seem

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DON’T Drive Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

March 4th, 2019

Don’t Drive if you are Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs! N.C. statutes say that you’re still DWI even if your Rx was legal 11% of drug-impaired drivers in fatal accidents tested positive for opioids Half of older adults say

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Comparing Charlotte NC’s Car Accident Stats to the Rest of the State?

January 7th, 2019

Charlotte’s Mecklenburg County ranks #1 in overall car accident fatalities as well as DUI-related deaths Mecklenburg County has a high rate of deaths related to people not wearing proper restraints Efforts by the city, county, and state intend to reduce

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Party for the Big Game? Do It Safely

January 30th, 2017

The Panthers may not be in the biggest football game of the year, but that likely isn’t going to stop you from watching. Maybe you are that person that only watches the Big Game for the commercials. No matter — it’s still

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Victims of DUI Accidents Have Rights

October 31st, 2016

Every year, more than 10,000 people die in drunk driving and drug-related car accidents. Hundreds of thousands more people suffer injuries. Unfortunately, many of these injuries are life-altering. People who survive these crashes may spend the remainder of their lives

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MADD Unveils New Victim Support Services

April 27th, 2015

MADD fights tirelessly for the rights of victims and their families. The group not only fights to ensure that the rights of victims are protected, but that victims and their families have adequate access to support services. MADD currently has

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MADD Supports Ignition Interlock in NC

April 17th, 2015

Three Senators in North Carolina have introduced legislation that would expand current interlock ignition laws to include all people convicted of drunk driving. In the state, current law requires the installation of interlock ignition devices for repeat offenders, those who

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Who Is Being Targeted by Charlotte Checkpoints?

March 25th, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – If you live in Charlotte or any of the surrounding areas, chances are high that you have seen the flashing lights of a DWI checkpoint. These targeted areas of enforcement are put in place to get drunk

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Learn About MADD’s Victim Services

February 20th, 2015

Auger & Auger are proud supporters of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and their efforts to eradicate drunk driving across the state of North Carolina and the nation. We stand behind MADD’s efforts to support victims of drunk drivers in

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Getting Your License Back After a North Carolina DWI

January 28th, 2015

You have a few too many, or maybe just one too many, and find yourself charged and convicted of DWI after deciding to drive home. It’s your first offense, how bad can it be? For many, a first offense in

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