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Two North Carolina residents arrested for theft, drug possession

Two people in are facing serious charges after an arrest last week. The North Carolina couple was arrested after police say they tried to break into a car. They were charged with theft related crimes as well as possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say that the people arrested matched the description reported by witnesses.

As Labor Day Nears, Crackdown on Drunk Drivers Intensifies

With summer quickly coming to its unofficial end as Labor Day approaches, countless American families will take to the roads to take advantage of their one last chance for a summer excursion before their kids get back into the full swing of school.

Girl Injured by Drunk Driver Questions Severity of North Carolina Laws

Originally dubbed the "miracle girl" by first responders, a young North Carolina woman now questions whether she would have ever even been injured by a drunk driver had North Carolina had tougher drunk driving laws.

June Declared No Texting, Just Driving Month in North Carolina

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is growing tired of managing the accident scenes of teenagers who were texting and driving. In fact, its commander recently announced a new educational awareness campaign entitled "No Texting, Just Driving." The campaign will focus on educating drivers of the dangers of distracted driving, especially texting while driving. Authorities hope that education will be the key to decreasing the number of accidents caused by distracted drivers.

Traffic Accidents: Leading Cause of Death among North Carolina Teens

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among teens between the ages of 15 and 20 in North Carolina. National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration statistics show this is also true for teens in the U.S. as a whole. NHTSA studies show teens are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident.

Off to Court--Companies Challenge New Trucking Hours Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that it has decided not to change its 11-hour shift limit for truck drivers. The agency was under pressure from other government transportation agencies and some members of the public to lower the cap to 10-hour shifts, in the interest of protecting other drivers on the road from fatigued truck driver accidents.

Teenage Driving Deaths Rise in 2011 in North Carolina

For the first time in eight years, there was an increase in teenage deaths due to car accidents during the first half of 2011. Deaths for 16- and 17-year-old drivers increased 11 percent during the first half of last year rising from 190 to 211 deaths. North Carolina was also among the states that saw a significant jump in teen car accident deaths.

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