Most North Carolina motorists are already aware that distracted drivers increase the chances of auto accidents. What many people fail to realize is just how big a problem distraction while driving can be for younger drivers with little experience.
One of the best things you can do for yourself following a car accident in North Carolina is to become familiar with your legal options. Even accidents that seem minor in the moment can result in motor vehicle injuries, some of which may not appear until some time after the accident. To protect yourself from having to pay out of pocket for medical care or lost wages, it's important to begin your education as soon as possible following the collision.
Car accidents can happen for a number of reasons, including trying to evade law enforcement officers. According to the Cornelius Police Department, a police pursuit ended in Huntersville, North Carolina, with a multi-vehicle accident.
Drunk and distracted driver car accidents get a lot of attention in the media, but sometimes a car accident is just that—an accident. Even though it's often difficult to find someone to blame for these kinds of car wrecks, it doesn't necessarily mean victims have no recourse. A crash scene investigator might be able to uncover a series of events or even detect the presence of defective automotive parts that might have led to the motor vehicle accident. If this is the case, victims may be able to pursue damages or compensation.
Much is being said about the improving economy; especially the jobs that were created in January that are poised to reduce the unemployment rate. While this may be a good omen for the coming months, it also has some drawbacks. Of course, the specter of inflation lurks when more people are working; but another important effect is the volume of traffic on North Carolina roads and highways.
Elderly drivers get a bad rap in this country. Many people think of them as being slow or easily confused on the road, which could cause danger to others. A recent study, however, shows that senior drivers are safer than we may think.
General Motors is still reportedly dealing with the poor craftsmanship that ostensibly lead to its need for bankruptcy protection. A recent USA Today report indicated that GM knew about a defect that affected Chevy Cobalts built between 2005 and 2007 as well as Pontiac G5s.