Driving
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Drivers pledge to wait to text
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 3:17pm.

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

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Street Safe helping young drivers
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 3:35pm.

A local insurance company is doing their part to make sure that your child doesn’t become a statistic.

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ONLY ON 3: Driver says Carolina Beach cop texting and driving, department says he did nothing wrong
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 4:00pm.

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.

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Local drivers doubt cell phone ban while driving
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 10:47pm.

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.

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NTSB recommends ban on driver cell phone use
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 1:38pm.

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

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Raleigh woman says GPS led her onto railroad
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/06/2011 - 12:48pm.

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.

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NC town considers ban on cell phones while driving
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 7:53am.

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.

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Most NC texting charges come from drivers over 25
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 3:36pm.

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.

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Winter weather makes for dangerous driving
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 4:05pm.

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.

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