Are you a fan of March Madness? If you are like millions of people around the country, you will soon be filling out brackets, making sure you are home to watch your favorite team, and even heading out on the road to catch a game. If you aren’t careful, you may be setting yourself up for injury.
From being hit in the head by a puck to diving for a foul ball, people receive all sorts of injuries inside sports … Read more
Spring break is a favorite time of year among students, teachers and parents. It’s a time of year where college students and families are taking to the roads for vacations that offer the ability to make memories that last a lifetime. Perhaps most popular among college students, spring break is a chance to let loose and forget the pressures of college, even if only for a few days.
If you will be heading out on spring break this season, there … Read more
St. Patrick’s Day may make you feel like you have the luck of the Irish on your side, but don’t depend on luck to keep you safe when celebrating the favorite holiday. Law enforcement will be out in full force and officials recommend that everyone follow this tip: Don’t drink and drive.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 276 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes on St. Patrick’s Day weekend from 2009 through 2013. Here are a few … Read more
News of an airplane accident is always big news. Although terrifying and deadly, these accidents draw public attention and interest like no other. Because they don’t happen everyday, airplane accidents are nothing short of fascinating to many.
The following is a list of the five worst aviation accidents in history. Those accidents caused by bombing or terrorism were left off the list. What may be important to note for those already afraid of flying is that most of these accidents … Read more
Motorcycle accident are not unusual. While they don’t occur more frequently than other vehicle collisions, they are perhaps more fatal than others. According to the U.S. government, for every mile traveled in 2006, there were more deaths from motorcycle accidents than any other type of accident.
Because of these statistics, motorcyclists are urged to reduce their level of risk. In order to do this, knowing the top causes of motorcycle accidents is helpful. Here are the things that cause the … Read more
Sexual assault is a personal and often private crime. It is something that people do not like to talk about. A brave few come forward to not only name their attackers but to lend support to other survivors. There is no shame in being sexually assaulted. It is a crime of power that often has no base in sexual desire.
According to RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, 1 out of every 6 women in the United … Read more
The state of North Carolina has many laws on the books that relate to motorcycles. In general, these laws are enforced to keep motorcyclists safe. They also serve to keep passengers and other drivers on the road out of harm’s way. These laws pertain to licensure, the use of roadways, and inspections. Here is a brief rundown of the laws every motorcycle operator must know.
A motorcycle, as defined by law, is a vehicle designed to travel on three … Read more
When people think of North Carolina, they probably think of a few things: Tarheels (or Blue Devils), good barbecue and maybe a few classic country songs. However, Charlotte — and other cities in the state — is a hub of culture. There are so many things to do around the city, from popular tourist attractions to hole-in-the-wall restaurants and venues. Here are 5 categories of attractions for both locals and tourists to visit.
- Carowinds and Ray’s Splash Planet
If you … Read more
You’ve heard of the Adkins Diet. Maybe you’ve even heard of the Mediterranean Diet. But have you heard of the road diet? If not, you aren’t alone. Road diets are a fairly new concept, but the idea is simple: Narrow streets in such a way that it wouldn’t cause vehicle congestion, and make more room for bike paths.
The concept is almost exclusive to the United States. In countries like Great Britain, there is no need to narrow the … Read more
Here at Auger & Auger Law, we enjoy charitable giving. Although we are proud supporters of MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, each of our staff members have organizations or causes that are near and dear to their hearts. We know that members of our readership may want to give of themselves but don’t know where to start or even where to locate a charity that they would be happy to support. On that note, here is a list of … Read more