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Speeding deaths rise in North Carolina
Take a look at this article looking at speeding deaths both in North Carolina and throughout the United States. A recent study by the NTSB found that 100,000 people in the U.S. were killed in speed-related accidents between 2005 and 2014, the same number as were killed by drunk drivers. That trend is also being seen in North Carolina, where a recent increase in overall traffic deaths is being blamed on speeding drivers.

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Teen crash risk much higher than other drivers
Take a look at this article about a recent study from the AAA Foundation that found that drivers aged 16 and 17 were about three times more likely than other drivers to be involved in a fatal accident. The study says that the main risks for teen drivers are distractions, lack of seatbelt use, and speeding. In terms of distractions, however, fellow passengers are proving far more dangerous than cellphones.

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Death of three residents brings attention to nursing home negligence in North Carolina.
This article is beneficial to anyone with a loved one who was injured or killed due to negligent care in a nursing home in North Carolina.

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Fatal crashes up in 2016
The National Safety Council reports that deadly car accidents rose six percent in 2016 compared to 2015. Read on to learn more about this disturbing trend.

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Premises liability in North Carolina
Learn the basics of premises liability laws in North Carolina. Someone who falls on another person’s property may be able to file a claim to recover damages for his or her injuries. However, there are a number of factors that limit these lawsuits. Read about North Carolina’s comparative negligence laws.

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Legal representation: Why you should have an attorney
Check out this article which discusses the four reasons why having an attorney to represent you after a car accident is a good idea. A car accident can happen at any moment and they are often more complicated than they appear. Learn how an attorney can help you determine the cause of your accident, calculate the compensation you need, deal with insurance companies and use other experts to strengthen your claim.

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Minimal alcohol consumption puts drivers, others at risk
Take a look at this article about the dangers of drunk driving. Read more to learn about the relationship between drivers’ blood alcohol levels and the likelihood of them causing motor vehicle accidents. Based on the findings of a recent study, even motorists with a BAC level of 0.01 percent have an increased risk of causing auto collisions. Therefore, it appears that no amount of alcohol consumption is safe for those who plan to drive.

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Study: America may be facing a car accident epidemic
A recent study found that car accidents are on track to be the highest they have been since 2007. This article will discuss the study and provide recommendations on how to protect yourself.

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Do you know how to stay safe when riding a motorcycle in NC?
Even though other drivers are often to blame for motorcycle accidents, motorcyclists can take steps to protect themselves when on the road in North Carolina. Read this article to learn more about the precautions you can take when on your bike.

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Improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety in North Carolina
A new initiative started by the North Carolina Department of Transportation encourages drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to remember safety tips when out on roadways. It is hoped that this will reduce the number of serious accidents occurring in the region. To learn more, please read the following article.
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