Accidents on highways and interstates can be some of the most serious because of the high speeds and congested traffic on these roads. Work Zone Awareness Week is meant to help bring attention to accidents that happen around areas where Departing of Transportation employees are working.
The term "lane-splitting" refers to when motorcyclists ride between the gaps of cars formed by lanes of traffic. Typically, lane-splitting occurs when traffic is congested and backed up. The thin size of the motorcycle's frame will permit a motorcyclist to travel rapidly in between idled cars as they inch forward at a crawl.
Just the same as other states, there are people in North Carolina who are charged with drug possession and/or similar crimes. As scary as this may be, it is important to remember one thing: there are a variety of drug possession defense strategies to consider. By taking the right approach, you or your loved one may be able to avoid serious punishment.
All criminal charges are serious, but felony charges involving violent crimes can come with some of the harshest penalties in the case of a conviction. While a criminal defense attorney can help any defendant better navigate the North Carolina justice system, legal representation is absolutely critical for those facing charges of murder, manslaughter or assault.
In North Carolina and all across the United States, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has set up distracted driving rules and regulations that truckers have to follow. If you have been injured in a truck accident, make sure that you understand all of your legal rights to compensation, especially if the driver was breaking any of the following rules.
Brain injuries are one of the most devastating possible outcomes from a car, truck or motorcycle accident. The brain is responsible for all of the body's functions — both physical and mental — meaning a traumatic brain injury can have extensive repercussions, from being unable to walk or talk normally to experiencing problems with memory loss.
With so many people on the road at every time of the day, there is always the chance that one or more is operating their vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.