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April is distracted driving awareness month

Raleigh, NC – April 3, 2019 – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is one of the “4 Ds” (drunk, drugged, drowsy, and distracted) that causes an estimated 75% of accidents, and resulted in at least 123 fatalities in North Carolina last year, according to AAA of the Carolinas. Read more...

Be prepared for possible winter weather and freezing temperatures coming to North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2019 – Meteorologists are calling for freezing temperatures this week across North Carolina, and parts of the state may even see some winter precipitation. Freezing conditions can be hazardous for motorists and properties. Read more...

thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year for cooking fires

Raleigh, NC – November 17, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day brings a number of hazards that many may not normally see in their everyday routines. In fact, Thanksgiving is the most dangerous time for cooking fires, with three times as many reported compared to an average day. Read more...

Now is the time to prepare as Hurricane Florence moves towards the carolinas

Raleigh, NC – September 10, 2018 – Hurricane Florence is intensifying and has become a major storm that will likely impact North Carolina within the next several days. Governor Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency, and forecasters with the National Weather Service predict that parts of the state are likely to begin experiencing strong winds and flooding by mi-week. Read more...

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April 6 - Former NC Insurance Commissioner Says No Favors for Indicted Donor

North Carolina’s former top insurance regulator said Friday he never performed favors for a big-money donor and he relied on staff experts when his agency approved changes benefiting the businessman now charged with trying to bribe the state’s current insurance commissioner. Read more...

April 2 - NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes, campaign donor indicted on corruption and bribery charges

A federal grand jury has indicted the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party and a major Republican campaign donor on conspiracy and bribery charges for their attempts to influence N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. Read more...

March 13 - Matthew vs. Florence: A look at historical flooding in North Carolina

In September, Hurricane Florence dumped 8 trillion gallons of water across North Carolina. It happened just two years after Hurricane Matthew brought devastating rainfall to the same area. Read more...

March 6 - Bill would limit technology use while driving in NC

Rep. Kevin Corbin (R-Macon), who represents the furthest west district of the state, filed a bill in late February to tackle distracted driving — an issue that has been gathering complaints by first responders and the public at large for years. Read more...

 

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