Category: DUI Accidents

Getting in a car is the riskiest thing you can do. Seriously. Auto accidents are the number one cause of death for Americans under the age of 34, killing 40,000 people each year.

Sharing the road with a drunk driver, however, puts you at the highest risk for getting into a car accident.

Now, technically you can be on the road with a drunk driver at any time. But certain days, times, and events tend to bring out more boozy drivers than the rest of the year. If you plan on driving during [...]

Summer is here! It’s time for beach trips, barbecues, and some much-needed relaxation.

And since everyone in North Carolina is going to be thinking the exact same thing, now is also the best time to refresh your memory on ways to stay safe behind the wheel – because our roads are about to get a lot more crowded!

Unfortunately, our friends and neighbors don’t have the best reputation for safe driving already. And summertime is one of the most dangerous times for traffic-related accidents and fatalities.

So how do you avoid injuries and [...]

Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most common and preventable crimes that occur on North Carolina roads.

According to the CDC, there were over 4,000 people killed in drunk driving accidents from 2003-2011 in our state. Nationwide, one out of every three traffic deaths involves a drunk driver. And these numbers don’t even begin to count the number of injuries and arrests related to drunk driving.

Because driving drunk is considered a preventable crime, North Carolina takes it extremely seriously. But there are two sides to every DUI accident. [...]