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.
If you are like many motorists, you may find yourself feeling a little uneasy each year when the temperatures warm and the motorcycles start appearing on North Carolina roadways. Feeling nervous while driving around motorcycles is quite common due to their small size, which can make them harder to spot, but sharing the road with motorcycles is a reality you probably cannot avoid.
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.
Driving a truck, no matter the size or its load, is an important job. The trucking industry is an important part of the country's economy. Driving a truck is also dangerous for the operator and for other motorists, especially when it comes to distracted driving. Distracted driving does not just occur in cars, vans and pickup trucks. It can also occur in a tractor trailer or other large truck.
Your body's immediate response to a car accident is to flood your brain with adrenaline and cortisol, natural energy and painkillers that can make it hard for you to even realize that you're hurt.
As much as we may hope it would, money does not grow on trees. You have to work for the money that helps fund daily expenses and many of life's adventures. Any lapse in your income stream can have a huge impact on your life. Knowing that accidents happen, you should prepare yourself with knowledge about workers' compensation.