Good manners when you’re behind the wheel in Goldsboro, Mount Olive, or Clinton – not everyone has them. But, that doesn’t mean you have to get caught up in the rush and the fury. Instead, use these tips to help keep road rage incidents out of our local headlines and, most of all, help keep you safe.Read More
How many times has the following happened to you? You’re speeding down 117 HWY when you spot a North Carolina state trooper car. You quickly hit the brakes and slow down, relieved that you didn’t get caught … this time.Read More
Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you’re simply driving around in Goldsboro, Mount Olive, or Clinton or headed to West Virginia or South Carolina.Read More
A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night
Summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures — including Christmas tree shopping — longer nights mean increased danger on the roads.
You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the National Safety Commission (NSC).
Because we’re big advocates for safety at Brewer Insurance Services, Inc. we thought it would be helpful to take a look at why night driving is more dangerous, and what you can do to decrease that danger.
What’s dangerous about night driving?Read More