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Driving

Study: Area's bad roads costing Wilmington drivers big bucks

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videoA new study shows 48 percent of major roads in the Wilmington area are in either poor or mediocre condition. That costs each Wilmington driver more than $1,350 a year. Full story...
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Witnesses speak out about teen and toddler hit by car

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videoInvestigators say Friday evening two girls ran a stop sign while riding a child's toy motorbike. Now those nearby tell us what they heard and saw that night. Witnesses, who did not want to go on camera, say Friday around 6 p.m. they heard a loud bang, followed by screams and several sirens near 8th and Campbell Streets, and they rushed outside to see what happened. Full story...
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2-year-old and teen hit by car while riding toy motorbike

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A car hit a toddler and a teenager around 6 p.m. Friday evening. It happened near the intersection of 8th and Campbell Streets near downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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NC hearing about ending some auto emissions tests

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North Carolina's environment agency wants public input on plans to eliminate vehicle emissions testing for cars and light trucks that are less than three years old and have less than 70,000 miles. Full story...
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NC Highway Patrol releases Labor Day crackdown numbers

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videoHighway Patrol releases "On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink & Drive" campaign totals for Labor Day holiday. Full story...
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Law enforcement looks for seat belt violations as 'Click it or Ticket' kicks off

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videoIt's the 20th year for the "Click it or Ticket" campaign in North Carolina, and officers are still pulling over many of you for not wearing your seat belts. Just in time for Memorial Day, law enforcement is again out to remind you to buckle up. Full story...
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Surging gas prices hitting many drivers hard

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videoAnother day, another dollar. Several dollars if you've visited a gas pump in the past few days. The cost of gas has gone up again. That has many people wondering what they're going to do to get by. Full story...
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Bridge closure backs up traffic in Cape Fear region

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videoThe closure of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge cut off one of the main arteries in and out of Wilmington and clogged up streets in the heart of downtown. Full story...
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Bridge closure backs up traffic in Cape Fear region

The closure of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge cut off one of the main arteries in and out of Wilmington and clogged up streets in the heart of downtown.

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Drivers pledge to wait to text

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The "No Text On Board" campaign is to remind drivers that texting can wait until you're not behind the wheel. Full story...
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Street Safe helping young drivers

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A local insurance company is doing their part to make sure that your child doesn’t become a statistic. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Driver says Carolina Beach cop texting and driving, department says he did nothing wrong

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video If a police officer catches you texting and driving, you could be in trouble. But what if it's the other way around. A man driving in Carolina Beach yesterday says he caught a police officer using his phone while driving. Full story...
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Local drivers doubt cell phone ban while driving

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video The National Transportation Safety Board says after completing its investigation into a deadly car crash in Missouri, it found that texting caused the accident that killed two people and injured 38 others. The NTSB is now recommending that every state ban the use of cell phones, hand-held or hands free, behind the wheel. Drivers in Wilmington say they don’t think it will work. Full story...
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NTSB recommends ban on driver cell phone use

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Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies. Full story...
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Raleigh woman says GPS led her onto railroad

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A Raleigh woman whose car was found stalled on some railroad tracks in Cary says she was just following the directions of her global positioning system. Full story...
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