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How bad is the problem with distracted teens and car accidents?

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.

Young unlicensed drivers and the increased risks of car accidents

North Carolina motorists may be facing increased risk of car accidents caused by unlicensed teen drivers. Experts say that three fatal accidents caused by young drivers in recent years may be a harbinger of things to come due to future State cutbacks in teen driver training funding.

Ford issues recalls to reduce risk of car wrecks

Many of our North Carolina readers drive a Ford vehicle. While this automaker has been around for many years, it has had its fair share of problems along the way. Most recently, Ford issued a variety of recalls, with the biggest one involving approximately 166,000 Ford Escape SUVs and Ford Focus ST sedans. Of the 166,000 vehicles that have been recalled, 133,000 are in the United States.

Police chase leads to multi-vehicle accident in North Carolina

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.

1 person badly injured in North Carolina motor 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.

Studies show elderly drivers involved in fewer crashes

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. 

Winter's one-two punch coming to the Carolinas

The Carolinas are expecting a one-two punch of snow and ice today through tomorrow that is rumored to make driving conditions very treacherous before President’s Day weekend. According to weather reports learned through ABC News.com, the region is under a winter storm watch which is expected to drop snow, then up to an inch of ice from Georgia through the mid-Atlantic states.

Car accidents might be more severe for subcompact cars

When people get in their cars, they might expect that all of the latest safety features, and the structural safety of the vehicle is government approved and therefore safe enough to prevent severe injuries. However, many subcompact cars might leave people vulnerable to increased injuries in an accident.


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