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Randy Appleton

North Carolina Pedestrian Safety Program Wins National Award

A pedestrian and bicyclist safety program run by the North Carolina Department of Transportation appears to be reducing the number of car accidents and has received an achievement award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.  The program is called Watch […]

Rick Shapiro

North Carolina Firefighter Struck and Killed by Drunk Driver

A community and family are grieving after a Burke County, North Carolina firefighter was struck and killed by a pickup truck while he was cleaning up storm debris on the evening of Oct. 8 in Drexel, North Carolina.  Fire department […]

Randy Appleton

South Carolina Man Charged with Felony DUI

A man from Pamplico, South Carolina has been charged with felony DUI after a fatal accident on Oct. 1 that left a Florance County, South Carolina woman dead.  South Carolina state troopers stated that the 30-year-old suspected drunk driver drove […]

Rick Shapiro

3 Teens Dead in Head-On Crash in North Carolina

A 16-year old boy and two other teenagers died in a head-on crash in Advance, North Carolina on Oct. 6. The 16 year-0ld was driving the car on Baltimore Road in Davie County, North Carolina when he attempted to pass […]

Rick Shapiro

Woman Charged With Murder in 2016 DUI Crash

A 42-year-old Birmingham, Alabama woman has been arrested and charged with murder for her role in a suspected DUI crash in 2016 in Dora, Alabama.  The woman’s name is Rebecca A. Watson and she was booked into jail on Sept. […]

Rick Shapiro

South Carolina Driver Had 0.331% BAC in Deadly Crash

DAn allegedly drunk driver had a blood-alcohol level more than four times above the legal limit when he killed a woman in a Greenville, South Carolina crash, according to state trooper Jonathan Bridges in court. A toxicology report found that […]

Randy Appleton

Risk Factors for Fatal Car Crashes

According to stats from the U.S. Department of Transportation, motor vehicle accidents have increased by almost 10 percent. Multiple studies have been done to determine who is at risk of being involved in a crash. Although there are certain driving […]

Rick Shapiro

Are Dash Cam Laws in South Carolina Making DUI Prosecutions Harder?

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) blasted a South Carolina law last month that has made dash cam videos a required piece of evidence in DUI cases. MADD thinks that faults and errors in the video making process are leading to […]

Eric Washburn

Tougher Drunk Driver Laws in Pennsylvania Kick In

A new law in Pennsylvania is starting this month that will require using technology to prevent drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel. Lawmakers say that more anti-drunk driving laws will be passed as well. It is hoped that this […]

Eric Washburn

Four Die in Head-On Tennessee Car Accident

Four people died in a two-car crash on US Highway 411 in Loudoun County, Tennessee on Aug. 27, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported this morning. The fatal, head-on car accident occurred on Greenback near Cope Road in Loudoun County at 7 […]