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Driving

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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NC town considers ban on cell phones while driving

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Chapel Hill town officials are tired of waiting for the state to decide whether to ban cell phone use while driving and will take up the question themselves. Full story...
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Most NC texting charges come from drivers over 25

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Teenagers aren't the only ones to blame for erratic driving tied to cell phones. Most of the motorists ticketed under North Carolina's new texting ban are actually over the age of 25, and some are over the age of 60. Full story...
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Winter weather makes for dangerous driving

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video Emergency officials cannot stress to drivers enough to take caution on the road. As one man found out this morning, the snow and ice is no match even for an experienced driver. Full story...
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