Rise in CMV Involved Fatalities in 2020

Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) are very common on North Carolina’s busy roadways. These vehicles are very easy to spot and most drivers will see multiple per day while on North Carolina’s roads. What Defines a Commercial Motor Vehicle? A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is any vehicle a business uses to transport goods or passengers for the profit of an […]

Seat Belt Safety Statistics

Seat belts save lives. They are important safety features that protect drivers and passengers every day from serious injury and death. Unlike other safety features, like air bags or electronic stability control, seat belts aren’t automatically in use every time someone drives a car. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the risk […]

Jaw Fractures from Automobile Collisions

In medical terms, a jaw fracture is called a “mandibular fracture” as it is a fracture of the mandible or jaw bone. It is a common fracture in both car accidents and in altercations as the mandible is prominent and gets hit before other bones. What is a Jaw Fracture? A jaw fracture or mandibular […]