Driving Safety

What is Your Game Plan to Avoid Drunk Driving on Super Bowl Sunday?

January 30th, 2018

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, soon millions will be tuning in to watch the big game, feasting on wings and ice-cold beer while cheering on their favorite team. Approximately 111.3 million Americans watched the Super Bowl last year, and the massive viewership is expected for Super Bowl LII. A majority of viewers will join…

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Teen Driving Awareness Month is January

January 16th, 2018

This month is teen driving awareness month, and a great time to sit down with your new drivers and explain just what being a safe and aware driver entails. Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers. 6 teenagers will lose their lives in a car accident each day. This number is staggering! It is…

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Daylight Savings Ends This Sunday Remember to Set Back Your Clocks!

November 3rd, 2017

At 2:00 AM this Sunday, Daylight Saving Time ends. It is time to “fall back” an hour as daylight saving comes to an end. Remember to set your clocks back before heading to bed this Saturday in order to gain back an hour of sleep. Thankfully a majority of our smartphones, computers and DVRs will…

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UNCW and AT&T Demonstrate the Dangers of Texting and Driving through Virtual Reality Experience

January 25th, 2017

According to a recent study by AAA, almost 50% of teens admit to texting while driving. This dangerous habit not only puts the life of the driver at risk, but also jeopardizes the innocent lives of surrounding motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. In an effort to raise awareness on this deadly habit, AT&T teamed up with…

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Driving Safety Tips During Dangerous Winter Weather

January 9th, 2017

With the recent snowstorm leaving much of the southeastern states with snow and ice, it is important to follow these simple winter driving safety tips. North Carolina was among several states to receive almost a foot of snow this past weekend. More specifically, Winston-Salem got an estimated 6-8 inches. With over 700 car accidents being…

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