Speeding is one of the most dangerous things any motorist can do on the road. Driving too fast can make it more likely that a person can lose control of a vehicle and it gives people less time to brake or switch lanes in order to avoid hitting other vehicles.
Truckers face some very serious on-the-job hazards. Every time they go to work, they are at risk of getting into or causing a catastrophic trucking accident, which is why there are many state and federal regulations in place to keep truckers and other motorists safe.
When you think about injuries suffered in a serious motor vehicle accident, you probably think of those that happen when two vehicles collide. You likely imagine broken bones, brain injuries, spinal cord damage and maybe burns and lacerations. These are all unfortunately common, but there are other types of injuries that can be suffered after the initial crash.
Drivers in North Carolina share the roads with commercial vehicles every day. For the most part, we might not even notice them unless we get stuck behind one or see a huge truck merging onto the highway next to us.