AAA has released its 2017 Thanksgiving travel forecast and is predicting the largest number of holiday travelers in over a decade. 50.9 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from their homes between November 22nd and 26th. This marks a 3.3% increase over last year’s Thanksgiving travel numbers.
It’s National Teen Safe Driving Week. If you have a teenager who can drive or who is about to start, this week provides the perfect opportunity to discuss safe driving habits that can help prevent his or her causing an accident. Talking about safe driving behaviors can also help your teenager become more focused and attentive, which may help them avoid being involved in an accident caused by someone else as well.
Cut-through traffic occurs when motorists use neighborhood streets to avoid more congested roadways. While cut-through traffic occurs on small levels every day, recent closures needed for the Greensboro Urban Loop have diverted large swaths of traffic onto Cottage Place in the Battle Forest neighborhood, acting as a throughway between Old Battleground Road and Lawndale Drive. The problem?
Labor Day is just around the corner. Often seen as the end of summer, Labor Day weekend typically comes with an impressive uptick in the number of cars on the road. In 2016, approximately 38 million people traveled over 50 miles from home to celebrate Labor Day weekend – and that increase in traffic absolutely increases risks for serious or fatal injury.
Coffee is a national obsession. Coffee shops exist on nearly every corner of nearly every main street in nearly every city in North Carolina, and we tend to be very particular about our favorites. So this month, enjoy your coffee a little more, knowing we’re celebrating the bitter beverage as a country.
There are different severities of injury that can occur in an accident. Some injuries, such as minor burns, scrapes, and bumps, will not interfere with daily life or require extensive medical treatment.
When you are involved in a truck accident in North Carolina, determining where fault lies can prove a very difficult task. This is just one of many reasons you need a seasoned truck accident lawyer on your side as soon as possible following your collision.
At Hayes Law, we believe in keeping our clients and potential clients as informed as possible. Many victims don't even know they have the option to pursue a personal injury case, which means they lose out on the chance to receive the compensation they deserve.