Earlier this spring the North Carolina legislature cracked down on those who choose to drink while boating. In a unanimous House vote, they increased penalties for impaired boaters who wind up killing or harming another person.
While motorcycle enthusiasts might loathe to learn this, according to Progressive Insurance, we are at the height of the most dangerous time of year for riding a motorcycle.
The chief of the Fayetteville Police Department was interviewed by CBS North Carolina after a devastating multi-vehicle collision last month that killed five and injured three more. He said, "The damage is devastating. This is the worst crash that I've ever seen."
When a person dies due to the wrongful actions, neglect or fault of another, surviving family members may have the right to seek compensation for their financial losses resulting from the death, as well as for loss of companionship.
Trucks play a vital role in our nation's economic commerce, as they ferry food and supplies from coast to coast and from our northernmost to our southern boundaries, but sharing the road with these big rigs can sometimes be fraught with danger.
Summer is a great time to get out on the open road on your motorcycle, perhaps with a passenger behind you, enjoying the wind in your face and the heat of the sun on your back.