AAA Carolinas http://wunc.org en NC Has Highest Bill For 'Check Engine' Lights http://wunc.org/post/nc-has-highest-bill-check-engine-lights <p></p><p>Drivers in North Carolina pay more when the check engine light comes on than motorists in other states.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:58:03 +0000 Eric Hodge 37749 at http://wunc.org NC Has Highest Bill For 'Check Engine' Lights Highway Patrol Goes Out In Force For The Holidays http://wunc.org/post/highway-patrol-goes-out-force-holidays <p></p><p>Nearly 2.8 million North Carolinians are expected to travel for Christmas or New Year's vacations.</p><p></p><p>Gas prices and air fares are holding steady, but 48,500 more people plan to travel for the holidays this year than last, according to AAA Carolinas.</p><p></p><p>Spokeswoman Angela Daley says that could be due to the improving economy. She says the weeks that include Christmas and New Year's Day are the most popular travel time, and it's also the longest. Daley says that makes it easier for people to plan trips at their convenience.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:02:35 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 27745 at http://wunc.org Highway Patrol Goes Out In Force For The Holidays Which NC Counties Are The Most Dangerous For Car Crashes? http://wunc.org/post/which-nc-counties-are-most-dangerous-car-crashes <p>For the third year in a row, the same four counties have topped <a href="http://carolinas.aaa.com/media/Pages/FOUR-COUNTIES-TOP-AAA-CAROLINAS%E2%80%99-LIST-OF-NORTH-CAROLINA%E2%80%99S-MOST-DANGEROUS-COUNTIES-FOR-THE-THIRD-STRAIGHT-YEAR.aspx">AAA Carolinas’ list of North Carolina’s most dangerous counties for car collisions</a>. Pitt, New Hanover, Person and Watauga Counties were ranked the four most dangerous, all averaging over 250 car crashes per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. Pitt County has topped the list for five straight years.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:52:22 +0000 Laura Candler 20422 at http://wunc.org Which NC Counties Are The Most Dangerous For Car Crashes?