It's summer time! Schools out, so we know the kids are itching to go someplace exciting for summer break in Eastern North Carolina, and nothing fits the bill like an amusement park – a classic staple of American fun.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
The holidays can be a great time to get out of Mount Olive to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays safe while you’re gone.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