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Teaching your teen how to drive safely

Having a teen driver in the home can be incredibly stressful, especially once he or she is issued his or her driver's license and can legally head out on his or her own in North Carolina. Parents want the best for the children, but they also want them to be as safe as possible. Here are some tips for teaching your teen how to drive safely.

How to spot a distracted driver in North Carolina

Distracted driving has become a major problem, not only in North Carolina, but across the country. This epidemic really began to take off when cellphones were introduced to the world. Now people are connected to other people every minute of the day and can't seem to put the phone down when behind the wheel. Here are some tips for spotting a distracted driver.

How to spot the signs of a drunk driver in North Carolina

Drunk driving is a big problem on the roads of North Carolina. Even with law enforcement agencies running various programs the issue still remains. Because of this, it's important to know how to spot the signs of a drunk driver. Here are some of the most common signs so you can familiarize yourself with what a drunk driver looks like.

Why defensive driving is important in North Carolina

For many people in North Carolina, driving is a necessity. It helps them earn a living, learn and care for family and friends. Each time you get behind the wheel of a car, you are taking a risk. Millions of accidents happen annually across the country with tens of thousands of them resulting in fatalities. Even some of the safest drivers find themselves involved in car accidents. Here are some reasons why defensive driving is so important.

Explaining car accident reconstruction in North Carolina

Not all car accidents in North Carolina result in severe injury or death. The ones that do require an investigation that can last hours after the incident. The investigation most likely will include reconstruction of the scene. Sometimes this takes place at the scene of the accident and sometimes it occurs after collection of the evidence at a different location.

How to be a defensive driver in North Carolina

Defensive driving is an important skill to have, no matter your experience behind the wheel. It is vital to learn the different ways you can be defensive when driving since it can help keep you safe on all types of roads. Here are some tips for becoming a better defensive driver in North Carolina.

Recovering from anxiety following a car accident

Car accidents, no matter how minor, can be a traumatic experience for all involved. It doesn't matter how long you've been driving, a car accident can cause quite of a bit of anxiety. Anxiety can lead to a change in personality, how you live your life and how you go about driving. Here's how you can recover from anxiety following a car accident.

The dangers of non-mobile phone distracted driving

Many people have started to think that distracted driving only occurs when a driver is using a mobile phone while behind the wheel. This cannot be further from the truth. Distracted driving happens all the time and for various reasons. These reasons will be discussed today as we take a look at non-mobile phone distracted driving in North Carolina.

The dangers of texting and driving in North Carolina

Cellphones are a couple of decades old now, but recently they have become quite the problem for law enforcement agencies. More and more drivers are using their cellphones while behind the wheel of cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles. Why? People have become so attached to their mobile phones that they just can't seem to put them down, even when they are driving.

North Carolina texting and driving laws

More and more states are banning the use of handheld devices when behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. North Carolina has joined the ranks, banning texting and driving. It's almost common sense that operating a vehicle and using a mobile phone at the same time is unsafe, but states have still needed to create laws against this.

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